The guinea pig or domestic guinea pig, also known as the cavy or domestic cavy, is a species of rodent belonging to the genus Cavia in the family Caviidae.

Lifespan: 4 – 8 years (In captivity)

Gestation period: 59 – 72 days (Adult)

Eats: Grasses

Scientific name: Cavia porcellus

Mass: 0.7 – 1.2 kg (Adult)

Family: Caviidae