What are guinea pigs related to?
they are a member of the rodent family so hamsters, rats etc.
Guinea pigs are not related to pigs. Guinea pigs are called guinea pigs because of their squealing noise they make.
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.
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.
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.
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.
They are not closely related. Wombats are marsupials while guinea pigs are placental mammals.
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Guinea pigs are rodents. They are most closely related to squirrels, chinchillas and porcupines.
no. guinea pigs are not related to pigs at all. it is just a name. they are actually rodents.
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.
Guinea pigs got their names because they eat and sound like pigs, but they aren't related to pigs. People began eating them in New Guinea, which explains the guinea part.
Guinea pigs aren't related to pigs in any way except for the name. Guinea pigs are rodents, farmyard pigs are not.
No of course not, but how ever they call it that because guinea "pigs" eat alot and go alot.
No Only insofar as they are mammals.
Guinea Pigs are closely related to the species of Cavy.
No. They both originate from South America but they are not related.
Only in that they are both mammals...guinea pigs are not pigs at all...they are rodents...like mice, rats, etc...
No, While guinea pigs are considered rodents rabbits are considered Lagomorphs.
I think cos guinea pigs are related to pigs and they were sold in Peru for one guinea something like that
No. Not at all.
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Both are mammals. Rabbits are of order Lagomorpha, whereas guinea pigs are of order Rodentia.
NO they just call then guinea pigs or Piggy's cuz that seek like pigs
NO, they are rats.
no they are not pigs they are more related to hamsters
rodents-mice, rats etc. NO pigs not from guinea
No. Guinea pigs are herbivores, you need to feed them vegetables and fruit. See the related link for more information
The guinea pig is a member of the rodent family. It's closest relative is the capybara, the largest of all rodents. Guinea pigs are also related to porcupines and chinchillas as well as hamsters, mice, gerbils ect
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No because their different species
Capybaras and the Mara of South America.
All guinea pigs are cute but the cutest are the little babies. Please see the related lunk for more info:
No, guinea pigs are not really pigs... they are rodents. Tsk tsk to the answer above! Guinea pigs are not considered rodents, either! They are really in their own little category ;] Some say they are closest related to chinchillas! How cute! No they're not really pigs, they ARE part of the rodent family and so are Chinchillas!
Questions about guinea pigs include: Can all guinea pigs breed? Do all guinea pigs get along with other guinea pigs? What is their habitat?
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They don't have the same genetic makeup.
yes. because there all rodents.
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guinea pigs are no relation to pigs
Wild guinea pigs look very similar to house guinea pigs. The best way to make this difference apparent is to go off actual pictures. To see what a wild guinea pig looks like please see "related links".
yes guinea pigs do get along with pigs and they wont eat the guinea pig. does this answer your question?
Actually they are not related to the rodent family at all so the answer to your question would have to be no.
Yes. They are caviomorph rodents (related to guinea pigs and chinchillas).
Yes, they are both a member of the rodent family.
The guinea pigs can have as much wheat grass the guinea pigs can have.
No... two boy guinea pigs can't live with two girl guinea pigs because one of the boy guinea pigs will get jealous when the other is making love to one of the girl guinea pigs.
Guinea pigs originated in the Ande Mountains in Peru. This is also where the Incas live. They ate guinea pigs which is why Peruvians eat guinea pigs.
No. Guinea pigs are not native to New Guinea.
I think people have done it before, but often it's good to get sisters or brothers because they knew each other since birth. There is ways to introduce 2 guinea pigs, but some guinea pigs may not get on.
Male Guinea Pigs are called Boars, female Guinea Pigs are called Sows, and babby Guinea Pigs are called Pups. A group of Guinea Pigs is called a Herd. :)