Why guinea pigs are one of the world best pets
Where do guinea pigs come from: Guinea pigs are originally native to the Andes Mountains in South America, mainly Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador.
Pigs or rodents: Not only do guinea pigs not come from Guinea or New Guinea, they obviously aren't really pigs.
Wild guinea pigs: Guinea pigs were originally wild animals, roaming the Andes Mountains and the surrounding forests.
Common breeds of guinea pigs: There are three main breeds of domesticated guinea pigs.
Abyssinian guinea pig: The third principle breed of guinea pig is the Abyssinian guinea pig.
The guinea pig vs. rabbit rivalry: Guinea pigs are famously amicable creatures, and friends to anyone who is willing to be theirs.
Talkative and sociable: Around their own kind, however, guinea pigs get along splendidly.
Marking their possessions: Like many animals, guinea pigs mark their possessions and territories.
Uneven feet: Guinea pigs have very unique feet. Rather than having sets of matching digits.