Guinea Pig

The guinea pig was domesticated from the cavy in South America where it is still bred for its meat.

This rodent will purr when seeking or experiencing social contact and will whistle to call to others.

Africa
Asia
Australia
Central America
Europe
Oceania
North America
South America

At A Glance

Habitat

Domestic habitats

Diet

Grasses, grains, vegetables, fruit, pet food mixes

Location

Domesticated in South America