Shiny guinea pig

Shiny guinea pig

Order : Rodentia
Suborder : Hystricognathi
Family : Caviidae
Subfamily : Caviinae
Species : Cavia fulgida


The Shiny guinea pig 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

Namings for the shiny guinea pig
A young / baby of a shiny guinea pig is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'sow' and males 'boar'. A shiny guinea pig group is called a 'herd'.

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