Patagonian Cavy Skull - The Patagonian cavy, also called the Patagonian mara, inhabits the pampas grasslands of central and southern Argentina. This large rodent has the appearance of a large short-eared rabbit. Cavies are herbivores, feeding on various grasses and herbs. Patagonian cavy populations are declining due to habitat destruction and competition with introduced European hares.
Origin: South America
Skull Length: 13 cm (5.1 in)
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Patagonian Cavy (Dilichotis patagonum)