Vital Signs, Anatomy And Biological Facts About The Pet Guinea Pig

This quick reference details the normal vital signs of a pet guinea pig along with some facts about their anatomy.

Size

25-36 cm

Weight

60-115 grams (birth), 700-1,500 grams (adult)

Body temperature

98-103F

Heart rate

230-380 beats per minute

Respiratory rate

42-104 per minute

Toes Front

4

Toes Rear

3

Adult Food consumption

42-90 grams per day

Adult water consumption

70-150 ml per day

Female Mammae

2

Gestation period

59 to 72 days

Captive Lifespan

4 to 8 years

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