I’m a rodent from Chile.

I’m very sociable so I don’t like being on my own. I have lots of energy so I love playing and running on my wheel and jumping around my big cage. I also have very strong teeth so I like lots of things to chew on.

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Class

Mammal

Order

Rodent

Food Group

Herbivore

Body Clock

Diurnal

Average Life Span

In the wild: 1 to 2 years

In captivity: 6 to 8 years

Weight

170 to 300g

Length

25 to 31cm

Special Ability

Their social and communication skills in large groups are key to their safety in the wild

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