Learn more about the Southern viscacha – with amazing Southern viscacha videos, photos and facts on Arkive. IUCN LEAST CONCERN (LC). Facts about this animal. The mountain vizcacha is a fairly large rodent with a head-body length ranging from to cm and. Geographic Range. The mountain viscacha is found in the extreme southern portion of Peru, Western and Central Bolivia, Northern and Central Chile, and in.

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It would viscacoa of primarily educational interest. After a gestation period of probably days the female gives birth to one single fully developed youngwhich weighs about g at borth and will be weaned at an age of about 2 months. Journal ivscacia Thermal Biology Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot. The following other wikis use this file: The long, fur-covered ears have a white fringe and both the short front legs and longer hind legs have four digits on the feet.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Primary Diet herbivore folivore Economic Importance for Humans: The southern viscacha does not hibernate and is mostly active soon after dawn and again in the evening.

Mountain Viscacha, Southern Mountain Viscacha

Date 21 June On that date, it was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the license indicated. The ears are elongated similar to those of a rabbit, hence the German venracular name “Hasenmaus” hare mouse. At these times, it emerges from its underground hiding place to feed on what plant material is available, which is mostly grasses vviscacia mossand it also eats lichens.

Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: The colour of the dense and soft pelt is variable, agouti-grey and brown on the back, with a range of cream to black, and the belly is pale yellow to tan. During llagidium day, the southern viscacha emerges from the clefts and crevices it colonises, to algidium for food, and bask on rocky perches in the sun 1 3 4.

Lagidium ahuacaense Northern viscacha Lagidium peruanum Southern viscacha Lagidium viscacia Wolffsohn’s viscacha Lagidium wolffsohni.

Wlaker’s Mammals of the World, Fourth edition. The colour of its fur varies seasonally and with age, but generally the upperparts are grey to brown, with tints of cream and black, while the under-parts are pale yellow or tan 2. The enamal of the incisors is not colored.


Lagidium viscacia (Southern viscacha)

It has long ears and hind lagidiuk and resembles a vjscacia in appearance apart from its long, bushy tail. The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong. New Holland mouse Pseudomys novaehollandiae. Lagidium viscacia southern viscacha Facebook. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Lagidium viscacia Molina codiferous They do not hibernate.

ADW: Lagidium viscacia: INFORMATION

Glossary Neotropical living in the southern part of the New World. Their diet is principally composed of grasses, mosses and lichens. This image, which was originally posted to Flickrwas uploaded to Vviscacia using Flickr upload bot on 24 June Synapomorphy of the Bilateria.

They seemed to be nearly as curious about us as we were about them.