|Azara's Agouti (Dasyprocta azarae)|
Azara's Agouti is a large rodent found in South America from east-central and south Brazil into Paraguay and northern Argentina. It is found in the Atlantic Rain Forest as well as cerrado and chaco habitats.
|Felix Manuel de Azara was a Spanish officer in command of the Paraguayan frontier from 1781 to 1801 as well as being a naturalist. He also has a spinetail (Synallaxis azarae) named after him.
There is an illustration in Emmons, Plate 29.