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  • Other species of interest are the guanaco Lama guanicoe, Argentine grey fox Duscicyon griseus and Austral hog-nosed skunk Conepatus humboldti.

    Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina

  • There are 11 species of skunks, which are divided into four genera: Mephitis (hooded and striped skunks, two species), Spilogale (spotted skunks, two species), Mydaus (stink badgers, two species), and Conepatus (hog-nosed skunks, five species).

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  • There are 112 mammal species recorded here. including pacas (Agouti paca) and agoutis (Dasyprocta punctata), porcupines (Coendou prehensilis), spiny rats (Proechimys longicaudatus and Mesomys hispidus), hog-nosed skunks (Conepatus semistriatus), and peccaries (Tayassu pecari and T. tajacu, both locally extinct).

    Maranhão Babaçu forests

  • Some of the common animals include the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer), the puma (Felis concolor), Geoffroy's cat (Felis geoffroyi), pampa fox (Dusicyon gymnocercus) and the zorrino común (Conepatus chinga).

    Semi-arid Pampas

  • Among mammals we find the mara (Dolichotis patagonum), chinchilla (Lagidium viscacia), Wolffsohn's mountain viscacha (Lagidium wolffsohni), Patagonian weasel (Lyncodon patagonicus), Pategonian opossum (Lestodelphis halli), zorrino patagónico (Conepatus humboldti), puma (Felis concolor), zorro gris chico (Dusicyon griseus), guanaco (Lama guanicoe), etc.

    Patagonian steppe

  • Some of the mammals include the Patagonian Mara (Dolichotis patagonum), the Southern Viscacha (Lagidium viscacia), the Wolffsohn's Viscacha (Lagidium wolffsohni), the Patagonian Weasel (Lyncodon patagonicusi), the Humboldt's Hog-nosed Skunk (Conepatus humboldti), the puma (Felis concolor), the Falkland Island wolf (Dusicyon australis), the Guanaco (Lama guanicoe).

    Patagonian grasslands

  • Among the fauna we find great herbivores such as the pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus celer) and the guanaco (Lama guanicoe), carnivores such as the puma (Felis concolor), Geoffroy's cat (Felis geoffroyi), pampa fox (Dusicyon gymnocercus), zorrino común (Conepatus chinga) and grison (Galictis cuja).

    Humid Pampas

  • The most characteristic mammal fauna of the Monte are the edentates quirquincho chico or piche llorón (Chaetophractus vellerosus), pichiciego (Chlamyphorus tuncatus), carnivores such as puma (Felis concolor), zorro gris chico (Pseudalopex griseus), zorrino chico (Conepatus castaneus), huroncito or hurón chico (Lyncodon patagonicus), the ungulate guanaco (Lama guanicoe), and the rodents cuis chico (Microcavia australis), mara (Dolichotis sp.).

    Argentine Monte

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