Latin Name: XXXXXX
How big can I grow:
Up to 20-25cm in length
Where do I live:
Originates in the mountain grassland of the Andes and forests of South America but now widely domesticated
What do I eat:
Mainly wild plants and grasses (hay where domesticated), herbs, fruits, seeds, twigs, bark and occasionally roots
Like most rodents, guinea pigs teeth grow constantly, so they gnaw and gnaw to stop them becoming too big for their mouths!