The crazy Guinea pig of Brazil Cavia aperea
- Southern American cavy; possibly ancestral into domestic guinea-pig
- The wild Guinea pig of Brazil (Cavia aperea).
guinea-pig [Cavia aperea]
- wild cavy [Cavia aperea]
(n.) The crazy guinea-pig of Brazil (Cavia aperea).
Among them may be mentioned the aperea or restless cavy (C. porcellus or C. aperea) of Brazil; the Bolivian C. boliviensis, found at great elevations in the Andes; the Brazilian rock-cavy (C. rupestris), characterized by its short blunt claws; and the Peruvian C. cutleri.