Guinea PigOrigin: Andes in South America
1. These animals are domesticated animals and so do not exist in the wild.
2. In the Andes people used them for food, but they now have become popular household pets.
3. These are very shy animals and can get scared very quickly.
4. Baby guinea pigs are born fully furred and after two days are eating the same food as their parents.
Did you know that the Guinea Pig is not at all related to the pig family?