What are baby guinea pigs called ?

A baby guinea pigs called a pup. By the end of the first day they are already beginning to quietly try the usual food. From the second day of life, the kids make attempts to feed themselves on their own – then they carefully gnaw carrots, then a piece of bread. At the age of three […]

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How long are guinea pigs pregnant for ?

The guinea pigs pregnant lasts 60-68, on average 64 days and depends on the size of the litter; with a small litter (1-2 calves), it can last up to 72 days. Starting from 20-25 days when examining the lower abdomen of a female (you need to do it carefully) you can feel the developing fetus. […]

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How many babies do guinea pigs have ?

Usually 2-4 cubs weighing from 50 to 110 g each appear on the light. The weakest, as a rule, perishes. The female does not try to feed him. Having only two nipples, it can come out from the strength of 2-3 young. Kids are born sighted, well-formed and almost independent. Sexual maturation in guinea pigs […]

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Where do guinea pigs come from ?

The first guinea pig was domesticated by the Incas. They grew animals for fun, for meat, sometimes they were sacrificed to the gods. There are many species of wild guinea pig. Outwardly they look like home, but somewhat larger, with a more slender figure and more mobile. Color of fur is monochrome – gray, brown […]

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Scientific name of guinea pig

Scientific name of  guinea pig is Cavia porcellus.  According to zoological taxonomy guinea pig belongs to the family of half-hoofed rodents. A beautiful and affectionate animal is called a guinea pig, since the sounds it produces are similar to the grunting of a piglet. In Europe, it was brought from South America. Despite some similarity […]

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Are guinea pigs nocturnal ?

No, but basically some species go out to look for food at night, preferring to sit in the day in their hiding place. In search of food, the animal can easily climb up tree trunks and even crawl along the rocks. Guinea pig is one of the most unpretentious pets. This cute and good-natured animal […]

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Do guinea pigs sleep ?

Yes, of course. Guinea pigs do not like to sleep much (of course the hours of sleep will vary depending on age) and often sleep with their eyes open. They are sleeping in a nursery or in their house. If they feel comfortable in the environment in which they are, then we can see them […]

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Are guinea pigs rodents ?

Yes, they are. Guinea pigs are small rodents originating from South America. In length they reach 24-30 centimeters, and weigh from 700 to 1000 grams. On the front paws are 4, and on the back – 3 fingers. Like many other rodents, guinea pigs have 2 pairs of medium incisors, which constantly grow and self-sharpen […]

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Are guinea pigs good pets ?

Yes, they are. Guinea pig is an animal very docile and good and, it seems, is ideal for children. Keep in mind, I am completely “for” the fact that children from an early age get used to living in harmony with animals of all kinds. However, it is always a responsible matter for parents to […]

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How big do guinea pigs get ?

Doubling the weight of guinea pig occurs approximately 13-17 days after birth. At the age of four to eight weeks they weigh 250-400 g. Guinea pigs grow up to 15 months. Their growth is gradually slowing down. Then males begin to weigh 1000-1800 g, females from 700 to 1000 g. The greater weight in some […]

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What is a baby duck called ?

A baby duck called duckling. Ducklings appear from eggs not simultaneously, but in turn. Hatched chicks are carefully taken from the nest and placed in a cardboard box on a soft litter. When the offspring of ducks appear from all the oviposition, the ducklings are put back under the hen. Within a few days, a hen with […]

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Can ducks eat grapes

Ducks are very useful grapes cut in half. By the way, in nature ducks feed from the water by catching duckweed, algae, small crustaceans and insects. Mostly these birds consume vegetable food and also do not refuse insects, small fish, tadpoles and crustaceans. Sometimes ducks are able to dive to a depth of up to […]

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