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Synonyms for Capromyidae

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Some hutia species have been eaten to extinction around the Caribbean.
Cuba's rat-like little earth hutia has not been seen in 40 years.
The most visible animal on the base is the hutia, known as the "banana rat" by residents here.
As on other Caribbean islands, native mammal biodiversity is low, with eight species of bats and one species of rodent, the hutia (Capromys pilorides).
Hutia te rito o te harakeke, Kei hea te komako e ko, Ki mai koe ki au He aha te mea nui o tenei ao, Maku e ki atu He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
A second hair specimen has been identified as belonging to the island's endangered hutia, or coney--known from the hutia-feeding mites found in the fur.