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American Guinea Pig

American Guinea Pig Breed
American Stats
Scientific Name:  Caviidae porcellus
Size:  8 to 9 inches
Origin:  South America, specifically the Peruvian Andes
Life Expectancy:  7 years
Temperament:  friendly, active

American Species Profile

The most popular breed of guinea pig, the American has a round, nose with prominent ears. The coat is smooth and lies close to the body.

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