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Peruvian Guinea Pig

Peruvian Guinea Pig Breed
Peruvian Stats
Scientific Name:  Caviidae porcellus
Size:  8 to 9 inches
Origin:  South America, specifically the Peruvian Andes
Life Expectancy:  7 years
Temperament:  friendly, active
Varieties:  none




Peruvian Species Profile

Once called the Angora, the Peruvian guinea pig breed has a coat several inches long that drags on the ground. The soft, dense hair grows from a center part down the guinea pig’s back. The hair requires daily grooming.

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