Notes: Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL Reference for: Galea spixii. Other Source(s). Source: Acquired. Range Description. This species occurs eastern Bolivia to northeastern Brazil ( Eisenberg and Redford, ; Woods and Kilpatrick, ). The type locality is. SpeciesGalea spixiiSpix’s yellow-toothed cavy. ADW Pocket Guides on the iOS App Store! The Animal Diversity Web team is excited to announce ADW Pocket.
Males and females in this species are aggressive to each other. Paternal care is rarely remarkable. When females go into estrus aggressiveness increases.
On the other hand, when male approaches females in order to mate, it competes aggressively with other males. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Spix’s yellow-toothed cavy Conservation status. International Union for Conservation of Nature.
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Diversity of social and mating systems in cavies: Journal of Mammalogy, 92 1 Extant species of family Caviidae Cavies. Capybara Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris Lesser Capybara Hydrochoerus isthmius. Rock Cavy Kerodon rupestris Acrobatic cavy Kerodon acrobata.