Monday, September 15, 2008

8 Facts About Guinea Pigs



A guinea pig’s pregnancy lasts about 60-70 days.


In some parts of the world, guinea pigs are eaten as food.


One way that guinea pigs communicate is through a high pitched squeal.


Guinea pigs usually weigh about 24-32 ounces.


Guinea pigs have difficulty in judging heights, so you should never leave a pet guinea pig alone in a high place such as on a table, etc.


The origin of the guinea pig is South America.


The origin of the guinea pig is South America.


An average size for an adult guinea pig is two pounds.

2 comments:

Mama said...

I wonder if their lack of depth perception is due to the fact that they are ground dwellers who burrow underground for protection & nesting. There would never be a need for that visual ability because they are not high climbers and would never be in a high space unless someone put them there.

Rita said...

Hey, thanks for the added info!!!

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