Why are baby guinea pigs called pups when they are babies?
Yes,he should be separated from the mother as well as the babies because he can cause serious problems to the babies such as pregnant among baby Guinea Pigs,injuries,etc. When the babies are at two weeks old,you should distinguish between male and female baby Guinea Pigs and separate the male baby Guinea Pigs from the females.You can put the male babies with their father and the baby females with their mother.
Baby Rabbits are born naked and without open eyes.But,baby Guinea Pigs are more developed,they have fur on their body and are born with open eyes. Baby Guinea Pigs can stand on its own feet just after a minute unlike rabbits.Also,baby Guinea Pigs can eat some foods that adult Guinea pigs eat.But,rabbit babies are fully depended on their mother for food.
A young or baby guinea pig iis called a "pup" in English. In Dutch they are called Piglets because of the 'pig' part. Just like we call male guinea pigs boars and females sows. Answer 2: There is no official name for baby guinea-pigs. The term "pup" is just a colloquialism, and is not correct. Some sources claim they are called kits, but this is also not official. A baby guinea pig is called a…
Fun facts I found on the Internet: A guinea pig is also called a "cavy." A male guinea pig is a boar, the female is a sow, and baby guinea pigs are called pups. The ears of guinea pigs are extremely sensitive to loud noises. The teeth of guinea pigs are constantly growing. Guinea pigs live about 5-7 years. -Anonymous Quo