Peruvian guinea pig, breed description

Photos, description breed Peruvian guinea pig, characteristic for home breeding and maintenance

Photos, description breed Peruvian guinea pig, characteristic for home breeding and maintenance

In comparison with other species of guinea pigs, the representatives of the Peruvian breed different direction elegant wool that grows well in the direction of the muzzle.

Animals belong to the direction of domestic guinea pigs, the English their name sounds like “Cavia porcellus arerea”. The history of the breed origin begins in South America. Ancestor animals were wild guinea pigs. The pedigree Cavia together collected several animal species, which combine certain characteristics of appearance. Mostly it is small for the size of the rodents, which are named as sea or guinea pigs. In their homeland, they are known under the title aperea, aporea or gooey. It is known that there is no relationship with the sea, or even pigs, pets are not represented. In addition, Cavia species also include copies Cavia arerea Brazilian and Paraguayan origin, Cavia tschudii and Cavia cutleri, that resemble originally reclaimed from the valleys of the Andes, Cavia nana Bolivian origin and Cavia fulgida, that are like from the Amazon basin. As can be seen from multiple types of different origins, habitat of wild representatives is totally different: the marshy valley in the small outback continents, rocky plateaus, forest or river arrays.

Compared with domestic guinea pigs, wild specimens distinguished a simple structure of the trunk design and more active, energetic, active animals are constantly moving. The colors of the coat are found in rock original, if domesticated pigs have a light color, the wild vice versa – saturated black or brown flowers hairs. Like predators, animals exhibit the greatest activity in the twilight or night-time, move fast enough and agile. They feed at night and animals. Depending on the area, which is inhabited by marine representatives, they can dig their own burrows for themselves or build a home for themselves land of different plants, sometimes pets can use ready-made natural cover, such as a cleft in the rocks. They live animals are mostly in small groups, one of which has an average of ten to twenty people, all of which are guided by only one male. Each pack is characterized by the possession of certain territorial limits, which are not allowed to get a representative guinea pigs from other groups.

The main varieties of diet is made up of a variety of plants, and there is as the seed and roots, in this case, it all depends on the part that is available for meals. It is known that the reproductive process is quite intense, that depends on the protective reflex. The fact is that in trying to protect their own generation, Peruvian guinea pigs breed regularly, despite the annual periods as it happens spontaneously.

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