answersLogoWhite

0

Is guinea pigs related to pigs?

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-05-04 10:34:14

Best Answer

No Only insofar as they are mammals.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2011-05-04 10:34:14
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Is guinea pigs related to pigs?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Are pigs related to guinea pigs?

maybe the MAYBE answer is wrong the one on the bottom is right Guinea pigs are not related to pigs because the guinea pig is already related to rodents so if their related to rodents they can't be related to pigs.


Are capybara related to guinea pigs?

Yes, capybara are related to guinea pigs. There are about 150 different species of guinea pigs and capybara look much like guinea pigs but bigger.


Are guinea pigs related to pigs?

Guinea pigs are not related to pigs. Guinea pigs are called guinea pigs because of their squealing noise they make.


Are guinea pigs related to cats?

Actually guinea pigs are not related to cats because the guinea pig is already related to rodents so if their related to rodents they can't be related to cats.


Are guinea pigs related to wombats?

They are not closely related. Wombats are marsupials while guinea pigs are placental mammals.


Which animals are related to guinea pigs?

guinea pigs are part of the rodent family so they are related to mice, rats, ect. they are also surprisingly related to porcupines. they are not related to pigs.


IS a guinea pig a reptilian?

No guinea pigs are not reptilian. Guinea pigs are mammals.


What is a website where you can learn about guinea pigs?

Look in the related links for a link about guinea pigs.


What other rodents are related to guinea pigs?

Guinea pigs are rodents. They are most closely related to squirrels, chinchillas and porcupines.


Can you get Swine Flu from guinea pigs?

no. guinea pigs are not related to pigs at all. it is just a name. they are actually rodents.


Are sloths related to guinea pigs?

Guinea pigs belong to the superorder Euarchontoglires, which includes rodents and primates. Sloths belong to the superorder Xenarthra. So guinea pigs and sloths are not closely related.


Are pigs and guinea pigs related?

No of course not, but how ever they call it that because guinea "pigs" eat alot and go alot.

People also asked