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Everything you wanted to know about Guinea pigs.

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Basic facts about Guinea pigs

The name “Guinea pig” consists of two parts, the “sea” and “pig.” Why it was named so weird. The first part of the “sea” most likely indicates that pigs were brought from beyond the sea, therefore, most likely, they were called, “overseas”, then simplified to “sea”.

The second part of “pig” indicates that this name was given probably because of the similarity of the sounds issued by pigs and rodents. Learn more about the origin of the name can be found here .

The average life expectancy of Guinea pigs at home is 5-7 years.

Guinea pigs can make a variety of sounds: whistling rumbling grumbling noise, the clicking teeth, etc.

Another interesting fact about the behavior of Guinea pigs is the ability to bounce sharply. In English it is called “popcorning” because she hops like a corn which becomes popcorn. Continue reading

The most expensive Pets

Some people don’t have enough to make a simple house cat or dog, I want something unusual, exotic. Such people can easily make a home of a crocodile and walk with him in the morning for a run But how much is all this luxury and what Pets are the most expensive at the moment? You will find the answers in this article)

About where people can bring their whims on choosing a pet, you can read the article The strangest Pets. here we will focus on the most expensive and exotic legal animals)

So, the most “cheap” pet on our list is the domestic Bengal cat, the price of which can vary from $ 800 to 3 thousand

This breed was developed in the 60s of the XX century by American Jane mill, who decided to cross a wild Bengal cat with black cat, whereby there is a cute calico kitten

By prolonged labors the American managed to get a stable breed, the representative of which is a Bengal, lagging behind the wild ancestor of 4 or more generations

Because of stains it is often called Leopard cat, with the leopard though she is not genetically linked)

If You would like to have a home Japanese macacu. the cost of this pleasure minimum $3 500 Continue reading

The description of Guinea pig skinny

Skinny (Skinny) is one of the most exotic species of Guinea pigs, they are widespread in captivity and are ideal for families with children because care for them, even little ones. Natural color pet brown-grey, abdomen lighter. The coat is missing, only on the head, shoulders and legs of the animal there is a small curly woolen cover. The body length of pigs up to 35 centimeters. It is a decorative variant, derived as a result of laboratory experiments and subsequent selection.

This is a muscular and well-fed animal, the head is of medium size, oval, with a wide front part. The head of males has a more rough shape than females. The rounded nose, large, gently curved profile. The eyes of a rodent round shape, convex and large, the color should match the main color. Ears widely spaced, slightly tilted forward, in the center there is a small wave.

The neck is short, thick, broad chest, well-developed, undesirable narrow shoulders and ill-developed thorax. Back straight, broad, without humping or sagging. Continue reading

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