Scientific name: Dolichotis patagonum

Family name: Caviidae

Classification: Mammal

Group Name: Muddle

IUCN status: Least concern

Lifespan: 7-10 years

Weight: 8-16kg

Body length: Around 69-75cm

Top speed: 28mph

Diet: Herbivore: They feed upon grasses, herbs, vegtables, leaves and weeds.

Habitat: Shrublands, deserts, brushlands and grasslands.

Range: Patagonia and Argentina