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Introduction

Guinea Pig
Guinea Pig
Information
Range South America
Estimated Population 1000,000 long-haired,90-100,000 short-haired
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Rodentia
Family Caviidae
Genus Cavia
Species Cavia Porcellus
The Guinea pig (Cavia Porcellus) Is an animal apart of the rodentia order native to South America. They are extremely close relatives to Capybaras. Over time, they have been taken out of their forest homes and kept as pets. They also are a food source. They like watermelon!


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Lifespan

Guinea pigs usually live to about 7-10 years.

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Source

http://bioweb.uwlax.edu/bio203/s2008/nickel_sara/classification.htm

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