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Rock Cavy
Kerodon rupestris

Home Range
Eastern Brazil

Habitat
Dry rocky areas near stony mountains and hills

Diet
Leaves, grasses, seeds

Reproduction
One or two young. Several litters per year are common.

Social Structure
Lives in small family groups.

Fun Facts
Rock cavies make a variety of vocalizations, including an alarm whistle, chirps, and squeaks.

These rodents are related to domestic guinea pigs.