Dolichotis patagonum (Patagonian Cavy) is a species of rodents in the family guinea pigs. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are native to The Neotropics. They are solitary, diurnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 168 months and can grow to 663.84 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (female provides care and paternal care). They rely on running to move around.
EOL has data for 62 attributes, including: