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Order Paucituberculata

Family Caenolestidae

Scientific Name

Caenolestes caniventer

Thumbnail Description

They are expert climbers

Size and Weight

Adults:

BODY-LENGTH: 256 mm

TAIL: 127 mm

WEIGHT: 40 g

Habitat

Montane forests (Andes Slopes); 1,500 m

Distribution

Ecuador, Peru

Diet

Beetles, crickets, butterfly larvae, centipedes, grasshoppers, spiders, earthworms

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Predators

Andean Mountain cats (Leopardus jacobita), pampas cats (Leopardus colocolo), culpeo foxes (Lycalopex culpaeus), cougars (puma concolor)

Speed

Unknown

Sounds

Unknown

Behavior

Terrestrial

Conservation Status

Least Concern