A male Guinea pig is often referred to as a boar. By gently pressing on the abdomen of a male Guinea pig near the genitalia, a small penis will emerge that allows you to determine the sex of your pig. More »

A young male pig is called a piglet. When it weighs between 25 to 40 pounds, it is called a weanling. Boar refers to a young, uncastrated male pig. More »

A male pig may be called a boar, barrow and stag. These gender specific terms are often used for swine that are raised as livestock. Gender specific terms for female swine raised as livestock are sow and gilt. More »

Guinea pigs generally have between one and four babies, or pups, in each litter, according to Guinea Lynx. However, on rare occasions, a mother guinea pig, also called a sow, can have seven or more pups in a litter. More »

Guinea pigs bite as a means of communication or as a response to fear and pain. They may also nip accidentally when seeking to get a treat, and they bite each other as part of dominance behavior. More »

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Guinea pigs are native to South America and were first put into use by human society in what is now Boliva and Peru near the mountain range known as the Andes. Guinea pigs have historically been used as a source of food,... More »

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Guinea pigs are natural swimmers but may not appreciate being put into the water. They will swim if forced by being placed in water but often find it distressing. More »