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Brown Hairy Dwarf Porcupine
SphiVes1
Information
Range Colombia and Venezuela.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Erethizontidae
Genus Sphiggurus
Species Sphiggurus vestitus
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Brown hairy dwarf porcupine (Sphiggurus vestitus), is a species of is a species of New World porcupine in the family Erethizontidae. It is found in Colombia and Venezuela. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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