saOrder Didelphimorphia

Family Caluromyidae

Scientific Name

Cryptonanus chacoensis

Thumbnail Description

They have well-developed eyesight and hearing

Size and Weight

Adults:

WEIGHT: 14 – 16 grams

BODY-LENGTH: 260 mm

TAIL: 95 – 117 mm

Habitat

Flooded areas of forest, grassland, marshland; elevation 1,800 m

Distribution

Northern Argentina, Paraguay, southern Bolivia, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Diet

Omnivores

Reproduction

12

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

1 – 1.5 years

Baby Name

Unknown

Predators

White-tailed hawks, striped owls, coatis, barn owls, ocelots

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Clicking

Behavior

Nocturnal

Conservation Status

Vulnerable