Gallery description : pictures of a guinea pig

Guinea Pigs are mammals that lead a solitary life. Scientific name of the guinea pig is cavia porcellus. Guinea Pig can reach the speed of 9km/h (5.5mph). The mammals usually live for 4-7 years. The animal has a weight of 700-1,200g (1.5-2.5lbs). 20-25cm (8-10in) is a usual size of a guinea pig.

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