Sākums Animals Rock Cavy

Rock Cavy

Rock Cavies occur in northeastern Brazil. The population is most probably stable. Rock Cavies are hunted for food throughout the range, but protected areas offer enough refuge from harvesting.


■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Mammalia – mammals
■ Order Rodentia – rodents
■ Family Caviidae – cavies
■ Species Kerodon rupestris – Rock Cavy

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