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There's something very wrong with McWikken Academy. Students disappear. Some come back "different," perhaps with an inability to speak, a metal part, or giant pointy teeth and a hunger for rabbits, if they come back at all. Unidentifiable men in black coats stalk the campus at night. Sometimes they are wearing sunglasses. It's hard to…
What is a guinea pig?
What kinds of guinea pigs are there?
Where did guinea pigs come from?
The history of guinea pigs and humans
Breeding guinea pigs
Show guinea pigs
Guinea pigs as food
Guinea pigs are some of the cutest pets around, with a history going back thousands of years. Nowadays, guinea pigs are popular pets among many people.
The guinea pig is not only adorable, but a cornerstone of the Andean civilizations; there is so much more to guinea pigs than their current position as a very popular pet for company, showing, and breeding. In places outside of modern society, they still hold a place in the rituals and healing of many peoples.
As a pet more delicate than rabbits or cat, or especially dogs, the guinea pig survives as it is due to thousands of years of breeding and protection by humans.
The guinea pig is an animal that has captured the imagination of many people, from Beatrix Potter and C.S. Lewis to the ancient peoples of the Andean area. Hopefully, it will capture your imagination as well!