Gallery description : guinea pig

The average weight is 700-1,200g (1.5-2.5lbs). Guinea Pig is a mammal that usually inhabits tropical grassland areas. It has a fur skin type. The diet is herbivore. The maximum speed it can reach is 9km/h (5.5mph). Guinea Pig which scientific name is cavia porcellus has a size 20-25cm (8-10in). These mammals usually live 4-7 years.

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Facts about guinea pigs
NameGuinea Pig
DietHerbivore
KingdomAnimalia
PredatorsWolf, snake, coyote
ClassMammalia
Life Span4-7 years
GenusCavia
Conservation StatusLeast concern
PhylumCnidaria
FamilyCaviidae
ColourGrey, tan, brown, black, white, orange
TypeMammal
Main PreySeeds, grass, leaves
Scientific NameCavia porcellus
LifestyleSolitary
OrderRodentia
Skin TypeFur
Size20-25cm (8-10in)
Average Litter Size4
HabitatTropical grassland areas
Top Speed9km/h (5.5mph)
Weight700-1,200g (1.5-2.5lbs)
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