An animal that leaves its nest shortly after birth is said to be nidifugous. Examples are guinea pigs and chickens. Species Cavia porcellus Cavia aperea Cavia tschudii Cavia guianae Cavia anolaimae Cavia nana Cavia fulgida Cavia magna Guinea pigs (also called cavies) are rodents belonging to the family Caviidae and the genus Cavia. ... Binomial name Gallus gallus (Linnaeus, 1758) A chicken (Gallus gallus) is a type of domesticated bird which is often raised as a type of poultry. ...
Nidifugous species are normally Precocial. In biology, precocial species are those that are relatively mature and mobile from the moment of birth or hatching. ...
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