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Peruvian Satin Guinea Pig

Peruvian Satin Guinea Pig Breed
Peruvian Satin 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 Satin Species Profile

A close relative of the Peruvian, the Peruvian Sating guinea pig breed has a long coat that is softer and silkier.

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