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.
In the wild: 1 to 2 years
In captivity: 6 to 8 years
170 – 300g
25 to 31cm
Their social and communication skills in large groups are key to their safety in the wild.