||Cuban Hutia (Capromys pilorides)
- The Cuban Hutia is the largest
endemic land mammal of Cuba.
- It can grow to be about 60 cm in
- This rodent lives in the
forests and rocky areas of Cuba.
- This animal is an omnivore and is
known to eat fruits, leaves, small reptiles, and small mammals.
- Many other Hutia species
are critically endangered on the island of
|Greater Bulldog Bat (Noctilio
- This is a nocturnal species that spends the day hiding in caves,
under rocks, or in trees.
- This species tends to live near water as it feeds mostly on fish.
||Cuban Solenodon (Solenodon
- The Solenodon is endangered and
was once thought to be extinct.
- This species is an insectivore
and feeds mostly on insects and spiders.
- The Cuban Solenodon is found
mostly in forests and thick shrub habitats.
- This is a nocturnal
species, spending the day hiding under rocks or in trees.
|Small Indian Mongoose (Herpestes
- This species was introduced to
Cuba to manage rodent populations.
- Now they have a large range and
have taken to eating almost anything.
- The Small Indian Mongoose
is an omnivore and will eat many small animals and
||Pallid Bat (Antrozous
- This is a nocturnal species that
spends its days in caves, rocks, trees, and even houses.
- The Pallid Bat is an insectivore,
meaning it feeds only on insects.
- This bat's large ears help
it to have an amazing sense of