Danny The Degu

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.

Danny The Degu Picture

Class


Mammals

Family


Rodent

Food Group


Herbivore

Body Clock


Diurnal

Life Span


In the wild: 1 to 2 years In captivity: 6 to 8 years

Body Weight


170 - 300g

Length


25 to 31cm

Special Abilty


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