Guinea Pig

No. 269629

by Safari Ltd
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$8.99USD
$5.99USD

Despite their name, guinea pigs are not at all related to pigs, nor are they endemic to Guinea. Guinea pigs are rodents and members of the Caviidae family, and are not found in the wild. Instead, they are domesticated and bred to be household pets.

  • Scientific Name: Cavia porcellus
  • Characteristics: Guinea pigs are both docile and social, and are wonderful first pets for those interested. Learn about the basics of pet ownership with our beautifully crafted and life-like guinea pig model!
  • Size and Color: Guinea pigs can come in many different colors; this one has predominantly chestnut colored fur with white accents. 4.25 inches long and 1.75 inches tall this figurine is a bit longer and shorter than a deck of cards stood on its side.
  • The Guinea Pig is part of the Incredible Creatures® collection.
  • All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free.
  • History:

    Like many rodent species, guinea pigs are remarkably smart and have long memories. In fact, guinea pigs can learn and remember complex paths, such as mazes, after a short amount of time. As pets, guinea pigs tend to be somewhat shy and they frighten easily. However, if handled commonly they became very amicable and loving towards their owners. Pick up your own guinea pig figurine today!

    • Recommended Age: 3+
    • Size in cm: 11 L x 6.2 W x 6 H
    • Size in inches: 4.33 L x 2.44 W x 2.36 H
    • Scale: 1:2.4
    • UPC: 095866269609
    Present Status Because domestic guinea pigs are adaptable to a wide range of habitats, altitudes, and climates, they live all over the world. In South America, some households still keep guinea pigs for meat. These families allow their guinea pigs to run free in their home and yard. Other people keep guinea pigs in cages. They are popular pets all across the world.