Desmarest's hutia

Desmarest's hutia

Kingdom
Phylum
Subphylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
SPECIES
Capromys pilorides
WEIGHT
1.000-9.000 kg

The Desmarest's hutia, also known as the Cuban hutia, is a species of rodent endemic to Cuba, although an extinct subspecies is known from the Cayman Islands. Weighing up to 8.5 kg, it is the largest of the extant species of hutia . It has the most complex stomach of any rodent.

This is a part of the Wikipedia article used under the Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 3.0 Unported License (CC-BY-SA).

Geography

Continents
Countries
Biogeographical Realms

Habits and Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Diet and Nutrition

Mating Habits

PREGNANCY DURATION
119 to 130 days
BABY CARRYING
1 to 3

References

1. Desmarest's hutia Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desmarest's_hutia
2. Desmarest's hutia on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/3842/10116507

More Fascinating Animals to Learn About