Reserva Ecológica Costanera Sur

Sitio realizado por aficionados a la observación de aves desde 10 de enero 2006

Plains Viscacha - Lagostomus maximus

Family Chinchillidae
Vizcacha/Plains Viscacha

Vizcacha/Plains Viscacha>© Jorge García Vicente The Viscacha is a large rodent. It is robust and has strong legs and nails to dig the burrow. This is a system of tunnels which connect different access holes. They live in groups in these burrows. They stay underground during the day and forage at night.