Where do these animals live?
STACY LEAH SCOTT
slscott at sfsu.edu
Wed Aug 16 00:24:32 EST 1995
Kevin Marks (Kevin at mmcorp.com) wrote:
: I'm trying to track down ranges for the following animals - preferably
: with world-wide coverage.
: Common Name Genus Species
: golden hamster Mesocricetus auratus
I believe the domestic golden hamster is descended from
one family of 13 discovered in Asia Minor in the 1930s.
: guinea pig Cavia tschudii
These are native to the Andes.
: carp Cyprinus carpio
These are Eurasian in origin -- probably evolved in Asia
Minor, and then spread both east and west. They've been
introduced around the world, however, in the domesticated
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