Pet Web Site
Countrybase Store
Equine World UK

Pet Web Site

For those that love guinea pigs

guinea pig
Become A Fan Of Pet Web Site On Facebook

About Guinea Pigs

guinea pigsGuinea Pigs are mammals which belong to the rodent family having large incisor teeth that are continually growing necessitating gnawing to prevent the teeth from overgrowing. The word 'rodent' is derived from the latin word 'rodere' which means 'to gnaw'.

Guinea Pigs form the Family Caviidae which is broken down into different Genera and then Species. There are 8 species of guinea pigs but only one is widely kept as a pet.

Guinea Pigs have a compact body and no tail and are native to South America where they live in burrows in mountain and grassland areas.

Guinea Pig Species
A list of guinea pig species with common name, scientific name and alternative names.

Link To Pet Web Site | About Us | Advertise with Us | Contact Us | Terms of Use | Cookies

©Acorn Internet Ltd

Acorn Internet Ltd Sites
Pet Web Site | Equine World UK