Spix's yellow-toothed cavy

Spix's yellow-toothed cavy

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

 

Keywords: yellow

The Spix's 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
Bolivia and Brazil
Some facts about the
Yellow-toothed cavy

Adult weight : 0.45 kg (0.99 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 5 years

Female maturity :70 days

Male maturity : 112 days

Gestation : 53 days

Weaning : 42 days

Litter size : 3

Litters per year : 7

Weight at birth : 0.04 kg (0.088 lbs)

Source: AnAge, licensed under CC

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