the guinea pug
What Is The Guinea Pug?
The guinea pug is a small species indigenous to the amazon rain forest. It was just recently discovered by an American scientist. Since then they have become a major attraction for lots of destinations around the amazon rainforest but mostly brazil. Now everyone comes to see the wild guinea pug that can only be found in brazil!
The guinea pug is a small species that has a short muzzled face and a short curly tail.(much like a pug) It has a short height(approximately 2 inch.) and mostly comes in three general colors black, fawn, and blue. It has short sharp claws that can be used to pick berries and self-defense. Its diet consists of berries and bananas, and pineapples.
The life expectancy is 3 years. It has a short coat of fur that can keep it cool in the summer but warm in the winter. It has lots of predators but it can escape from them with their great speed which is approximately 20 miles per hour! For its small size it is often underestimated and is disrespectfully put into the rodent category.
It reproduces sexually and has 6-10 babies at a time. this is a very rare sighting!
how it interacts with plants.
It interacts with plants a lot. It uses plants not only shade but the leafs on the plants Can be used as food for the guinea pug when starving. The guinea pug also has the ability to use its teeth to drink the water inside trees. With these abilities it is able to live a long lasting life in its habitat.