Guinea Pig
Origin: Andes Mountains in South America

Habitat: Not found naturally in the wild

Diet: Vegetables, grass and hay

Lifespan: 5 years

Average Size: Weight: 1,200 gram, Length: 25 cm


Guinea pigs are members of the rodent family.  They are very docile, easy to handle and make great house pets.  They come in  variety of colours but mainly brown and white.