Montane guinea pig

Montane guinea pig

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


The Montane 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 montane guinea pig
A young / baby of a montane guinea pig is called a 'pup'. The females are called 'sow' and males 'boar'. A montane guinea pig group is called a 'herd'.
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru
Some facts about the
Peruvian guinea pig

Adult weight : 0.638 kg (1.4036 lbs)

Maximum longevity : 6 years

Female maturity :62 days

Gestation : 64 days

Litter size : 2

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