Frosted Hairy Dwarf Porcupine
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Range Colombia and northern to eastern Venezuela.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Erethizontidae
Genus Sphiggurus
Species Sphiggurus pruinosus
Conservation Status
Least Concern

The Frosted hairy dwarf porcupine (Sphiggurus pruinosus), is a species of New World porcupine in the family Erethizontidae. It is endemic to Colombia and northern to eastern Venezuela. The species lives in lowland tropical rainforest and cloud forest at elevations from 50 to 2,600 meters (160 to 8,530 ft).

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