The Caribbean Dictionary

agouti
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Noun
Small rodents related to guinea pigs.
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gouti
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animal, food
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agouti
 
Noun
A specie of rodent common in Central American and Lesser Antilles and introduced elsewhere in the Caribbean where not found.Plant eater and often is consider a pest to farmers. Though protected by law in some territories there is an open hunting season .
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ocalnii Mar 09, 2014
Some research should be done into the populations and subspecies present in the different islands
khurtwilliams Apr 21, 2016
agouti: http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Common_agouti The Rattan Island agouti is on the endangered species list.
ravendarlin Nov 21, 2016
They eat those in Dominica 😕
Artyst Feb 07, 2018
That is highly sought after as exotic wild or bush meat in Trinidad.
Jenny Feb 09, 2019
They eat this in Suriname. Is considered wild meat.
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