Common yellow-toothed cavy

Common yellow-toothed cavy

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Caviidae
Subfamily : Caviinae
Species : Galea musteloides

 

Keywords: yellow

The Common yellow-toothed cavy is listed as Least Concern (LR/lc), lowest risk. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Countries
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru
Some facts about the
Common yellow-toothed cavy

Adult weight : 0.338 kg (0.7436 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 4 years

Female maturity :66 days

Male maturity : 60 days

Gestation : 54 days

Weaning : 39 days

Litter size : 3

Litters per year : 7

Interval between litters : 53 days

Weight at birth : 0.038 kg (0.0836 lbs)

Weight at weaning : 0.137 kg (0.3014 lbs)

Basal metabolic rate : 1 W

Body mass : 0.322 kg (0.7084 lbs)

Temperature : 36.85 °C (98.33 °F)

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