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Guinea pig

Cavia porcellus


Fairly typical rodent, possesses incisor teeth limited to two pairs of large sharp edged chisels. Average length of an adult is about 11 inches. Eyes are situated at either side of head giving them a good range of sight.


Not found in wild anymore. Ancestors were commonly found in various regions of South America.


Easily domesticated, docile, and very friendly to humans.

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1 Comment

AshleyT 7 years ago

Moved to pets.

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Palmetto Bay, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 9, 2012
Submitted on Aug 10, 2012

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