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Guinea pigs are not pigs

Fact - Guinea pigs are not pigs though the males are called boars and the females, sows. They are native to South America and no longer exist in the wild.
Pic Credits: © 2013 Toshihiro Gamo | 野毛山動物園のモルモット (Guinea-Pigs Nogeyama Zoo) | CC BY-SA | Modified

Guinea pigs, one of the greatest symbols of science, are native to South America. They are not pigs even though the males are called boars and the females sows.

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