There are six species of monkey corresponding to those of Guiana and the Amazon valley, the sloth and ant-eater, 12 known genera of rodents, including many species of Mures, the cavy, the capybara, the paca, the nutria, the agouti, the tree porcupine, Loncheres cristata, Echimys cayen and the Brazilian hare.
Among them may be mentioned the aperea or restless cavy (C. porcellus or C. aperea) of Brazil; the Bolivian C. boliviensis, found at great elevations in the Andes; the Brazilian rock-cavy (C. rupestris), characterized by its short blunt claws; and the Peruvian C. cutleri.
A very different animal is the Patagonian cavy, or mara (Dolichotis patachonica), the typical representative of a genus characterized by long limbs, comparatively large ears, and a short tail.
Good guinea pig or cavy breeders will take the time to make sure you understand what keeping guinea pigs involves.
I currently have a cavy, Suzie, who has also suffered a stroke and is fine.
cavy breeders will take the time to make sure you understand what keeping guinea pigs involves.
cavy rescue wants on their site including an online shop if required.
cavy club secretaries with contact details, also many advertisements from leading breeders.
cavy fancy operates at all times in a fair, honest and worthwhile way.
A great new range of gifts for cavy lovers who often find theirselves ' At Home with your cavy lovers who often find theirselves ' At Home with your cavy ' in the kitchen.
Possibly we are dealing with a genetic defect in the metabolism of the satin cavy.
CAVY, a name commonly applied to several South American rodent animals included in the family Caviidae (see Rodentia), but perhaps properly applicable only to those belonging to the typical genus Cavia, of which the most familiar representative is the domesticated guinea-pig.
14) is distinguished not only by its great size, but by the enormous development of the par-occipital processes and the complex structure and large size of the last molars (see Cavy and Capybara).
Formed in the early 1900s, the American Rabbit Breeders Association maintains a mission "dedicated to the promotion, development, and improvement of the domestic rabbit and cavy (guinea pig)."
Every five years, the ARBA publishes an updated breed guide with specifications for newly recognized rabbit and cavy breeds and the most popular breeds that are perennial favorites.
It's easy to see that the ARBA has a lot to offer rabbit and cavy enthusiasts.
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