Scientists are increasing becoming to realise that Cavies or Guinea piga as they are more commonly known as, are in fact not rodents at all, and may even be in a family all of their own. They have sharp incisor teeth like a rodent, but unlike a rodent, they also have molars and premolars set far back into their little skulls. Also, the blood protein make-up of a cavy, is unlike that of any other rodent.
Yes they are; they have hair, are warm blooded, have a five-chamber heart, give birth to live young, and nurse young with milk.
Pigs are classified as Cetartiodactyla, Suidae,Sus scrofa and are most closely related to the other cloven-hoofed mammals: deer, cows, goats, and sheep, and just somewhat more distantly to whales and dolphins.
Yes they are a part of the Mammalian kingdom.
A guinea pig is both a rodent and a Mammal. The large category mammal includes animals that are warm-blooded vertebrate animals, that have, in the female, milk-secreting organs for feeding the young. Even you are a mammal. Within the mammal category is a smaller category called rodents. Rodents are small gnawing mammals with large incisor teeth that continue growing throughout the animal's life, e.g. a mouse, rat, squirrel, or marmot and even the pet guinea pig.
Yes, the pig is derived from the rodent family.
No, guinea pigs are classified as cavies.
YES. They are in the sub-species of Pachydermata; Peccaries. Horses and Tapirs are also part of the species, Pachydermata, as well as Hippopotamidae.
No, a pig is a mammal. Unlike reptiles, which are cold blooded, pigs are warm blooded, give live birth to their babies, and nurse them with milk.
Similar. They are both rodents, and are related.
It is a rodent, belonging to the group of nibbling mammals, the order of Rodentia, which includes mice, squirrels and beavers
No pigs are mammals.
South American rodent
Well, first of all, guana is the abbreviation of Guiana Island. Now you know what guana means. Second, a pig is a young swine that is not mature for it's age. So a guana pig is a pig that is from Guiana Island. Unless you mean guinea pig. A guinea pig means a small stout-bodied short-eared tailless domesticated rodent often kept as a pet.
the guinea pig is a descendant of a small rodent called a cavey and its scientific name id cavia pocellus
The pet rodent which has the longest lifespan is the Guinea Pig. They readily live between 5 and 7 years.
Damara mole rat is a rodent found in Africa. The domestic guinea pig is a rodent. The dark spiny tree-rat is a species of rodent found in Ecuador and Peru. Desmarest's hutia is a species of rodent in Cuba.
a rat, mouse, gerbil, guinea pig, basically any rodent
a guinea pig is from the rodent family and that is the same group as rats, mice and hamsters.
If there is a guinea pig or rodent pageant.
The Guinea-Pig is from the Rodent family.
South American rodent
A guinea pig is a mammal, the type of mammal a guinea pig is, is a rodent. Hope this helped!
It is called gnawing and all rodents do that. They do it because rodent teeth never stop growing. If you are not sure what exactly a rodent is its a bunny,hamster,guinea pig,hamster,rat,ect.
no its part of the rodent family