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Guinea Pigs

Alpaca

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Introduction

General information

  • The Alpaca is genetically a Peruvian Peruvian with an added Rex Rex gene which gives it it's rexoid appearance.
  • The Alpaca has very long hair and can reach up to a foot in length!
  • Pups are born with short hair which grows around an inch each month until it reaches adulthood.
  • They require a lot of grooming; if the guinea pig is not a show animal, the hair can be trimmed to keep it tidy and to remove any knots/matted areas.

Biological Data

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