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. It is found from Goiás state to Tocantins state, west of the Espigão Mestre, Serra Geral de Goiás, and is also found in Terra Ronca State Park.[1]


  1. ^ a b Langguth, A. & Reis, M. (2008). "Kerodon acrobata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2008. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 5 January 2009.