Octodon degus (Common Degu) is a species of rodents in the family Octodontidae. They are native to The Neotropics. They are diurnal omnivores. Individuals are known to live for 85.2 months and can grow to 280 mm. Reproduction is viviparous. They have parental care (cooperative breeding, female provides care, and paternal care). They rely on saltation to move around.
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