I’m another Rodent from Peru.

I don’t breed that much but I’m a very good mother when I do. Exercise is too tiring for me but I do love my food. If I’m not eating you know something is up. I’m a very popular pet because not much bothers me, I can live outside and love cuddles.

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Class

Mammal

Order

Rodent

Food Group

Herbivore

Body Clock

Diurnal

Average Life Span

In the wild: 3 years

In captivity: 5 years

Weight

700 to 1200g

Length

20 to 25cm

Special Ability

Wide angle of eyesight to spot predators

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