cariacou

cariacou

(ˈkærɪəˌkuː)
n
(Animals) any of several deer of the American subgenus Cariacus
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Another situation occurs for the paca (Cuniculus paca), peccaries (Tayassu pecari and Pecari tajacu), agouti (Dasyprocta leporina), deer (Mazama americana and Odocoileus cariacou), cats (Panthera onca, Puma concolor) and rabbits (Sylvilagus brasiliensis), which are the mainly hunted mammals, according to local residents.
With respect to medium-large sized mammals of hunting interest such as peccaries (Pecari tajacu and Tayassu pecari), paca (Cuniculus paca), agouti (Dasyprocta leporina) and deer (Mazama americana and Odocoileus cariacou) among others, their use as food can be considered as occasional, but it can be transformed if the daily use by local residents results successful in their hunting activities.