Data about <i>Cavia porcellus</i>

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Physical Description

 
body mass average
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727.99 g adult
PanTHERIA  
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79.91 g newborn animal
PanTHERIA  
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212.34 g weanling
PanTHERIA  
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639.1 g
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
teat number average
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2
PanTHERIA  
 
weight
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728 g adult
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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85 g neonate stage
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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228 g weanling
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Ecology

 
habitat
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archeological site
  • archeological site
    A place (or group of physical sites) in which evidence of past activity is preserved (either prehistoric or historic or contemporary), and which is, has been, or may be, investigated using the discipline of archaeology.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000564
Environments - EOL project  
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coast
  • coast
    The general region of indefinite width that extends from the sea inland to the first major change in terrain features.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000303
Environments - EOL project  
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forest
  • forest
    An area with a high density of trees. A small forest may be called a wood.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000111
Environments - EOL project  
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grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
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grassland
  • grassland
    An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
Environments - EOL project  
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peak
Environments - EOL project  
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plateau
  • plateau
    An elevated and comparatively level expanse of land.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000182
Environments - EOL project  
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savanna
  • savanna
    A grassland of the tropics or subtropics with scattered trees.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000261
Environments - EOL project  
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sea
  • sea
    A large expanse of saline water usually connected with an ocean.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000016
Environments - EOL project  
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swamp
  • swamp
    A wetland that features permanent inundation of large areas of land by shallow bodies of water, generally with a substantial number of hummocks, or dry-land protrusions.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000233
Environments - EOL project  
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terrestrial biome
  • terrestrial biome
    A biome that applies to the terrestrial realm.
    http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000446
Environments - EOL project  
 
habitat breadth
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1
PanTHERIA  

Life History and Behavior

 
clutch/brood/litter size average
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3.45
PanTHERIA  
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3.8
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
onset of fertility
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66 days female
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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76 days male
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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68.59 days
PanTHERIA  
 
gestation period duration average
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66.99 days
PanTHERIA  
 
inter-birth interval
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96 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
litters per year average
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5 female
PanTHERIA  
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5 per year
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
total life span max
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12 years
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
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177.6 months
PanTHERIA  
 
terrestriality
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fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
  • fossorial and/or ground dwelling only
    An organism that spends most of its time on the ground or underground.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/groundDwelling
PanTHERIA  
 
weaning age average
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16.68 days
PanTHERIA  
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18 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
growth rate
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0.0106 per day
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
prenatal development duration
  • prenatal development duration
    The duration of the development from fertilized, deposited or implanted egg to hatching/birth. Corresponds to egg incubation duration in oviparous animals and to gestation period duration in viviparous animals.
    http://eol.org/schema/terms/PrenatalDevelopmentDuration
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68 days
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Evolution and Systematics

 
first appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
first appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (older bound)
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0.0117 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  
 
last appearance (younger bound)
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0 million years ago
The Paleobiology Database  

Physiology and Cell Biology

 
basal metabolic rate
  • basal metabolic rate
    Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the amount of energy expended daily by humans and other animals at rest. Rest is defined as existing in a neutrally temperate environment while in the post-absorptive state.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/165109007
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2.13 Watts
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  
 
body temperature
  • body temperature
    The degree of heat in the body of a living organism, temperature is measure of the average kinetic energy of the particles in a sample of matter, expressed in terms of units or degrees designated on a standard scale.
    http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/CSP/2871-4249
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312.15 kelvin
AnAge Database of Animal Ageing and Longevity  

Conservation

 
extinction status
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extant
The Paleobiology Database  

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