A few guanaco and ostriches, a sprinkling of cavy, and many pampa foxes seemed to eke out an existence there.
The nest was of dry grass and lined with the fur of the cavy.
The residents of Colohuapi informed me that the place formed the southern limit of the distribution of the cavy.
The River Deseado forms the southern limit of the distribution of the Patagonian cavy.
For laboratories, experimental purposes, etc., it is the smooth-haired cavy that is in most demand.
The tools used are made of the incisor teeth of the paca and cavy.
This is one of the most common troubles that a cavy raiser has to contend with.