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Cuniculus paca (Lowland Paca) is a species of rodents in the family pacas. They are listed in cites appendix iii. They are native to The Neotropics and The Nearctic. They are nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 192 months and can grow to 647.0599999999999 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care). They rely on running and swimming to move around.

  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/CITES_III
  • Definition: Appendix III is a list of species included at the request of a Party that already regulates trade in the species and that needs the cooperation of other countries to prevent unsustainable or illegal exploitation. International trade in specimens of species listed in this Appendix is allowed only on presentation of the appropriate permits or certificates. (See Article V of the Convention)
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of lowland paca. View this species on GBIF