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Cuvier’s hutia

(Plagiodontia aedium)

Description

Plagiodontia aedium is a species of rodent in the Capromyidae family.It can be found on the island of Hispaniola ( Haiti and Dominican Republic ).It is threatened with extinction and is classified as " endangered " by IUCN.The habitat destruction is the main threat to the survival of the species.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Capromyidae
Genus:Plagiodontia
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