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Patiently Waiting | by Tina Sherwood Imaging
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Patiently Waiting

The Cavy family (Caviidae) is a family of rodents native to South America, and including the domestic guinea pig, wild cavies, and the capybara, among other animals. They are found across the continent, in open areas from moist savanna to thorn forests or scrub desert. This remarkable rodent family has fewer members than most other rodent families with 18 species in 6 genera.


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Taken on May 5, 2006