Acrobatic cavy

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Acrobatic cavy
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Caviidae
Genus: Kerodon
Species: K. acrobata
Binomial name
Kerodon acrobata
Moojen et al., 1997

The acrobatic cavy (Kerodon acrobata) is a cavy species from South America. It is native to Brazil, and can be found in the Amazon rainforest.


  1. ^ Langguth, A. & Reis, M. (2008). Kerodon acrobata. In: IUCN 2008. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved 5 January 2009.