• domestic gui
  • The domestic guinea pig plays an important role in the folk culture of many indigenous South American groups, especially as a food source, but also in folk medicine and in community religious ceremonies. (wikipedia.org)
  • In Western societies, the domestic guinea pig has enjoyed widespread popularity as a household pet since its introduction by European traders in the 16th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The montane guinea pig is the likely ancestor of Cavia porcellus, the cavy or domestic guinea pig. (wikipedia.org)
  • OCLC OCLC 36832988 Weir, Barbara J. (1974), "Notes on the Origin of the Domestic Guinea-Pig", in Rowlands, I. W. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cavia aperea has been successfully mated to the domestic guinea pig, Cavia porcellus, though many females become infertile in successive generations. (wikipedia.org)
  • 100,000,000
  • 100,000,000 Guinea Pigs: Dangers in Everyday Foods, Drugs, and Cosmetics is a book written by Arthur Kallet and F.J. Schlink first released in 1933 by the Vanguard Press and manufactured in the United States of America. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1948
  • The Guinea Pig is a 1948 British film directed and produced by the Boulting brothers, originally known as The Outsider in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • guineas
  • People generally do like to eat guineas pigs that have dark brown or black fur because the darker colors stain the skin so it makes it look old with dirty spots. (kiva.org)
  • https
  • please feel free to join my group to check out available guinea pigs https://www.facebook.com/groups/guineapigsforsale/?ref=br_tf they are taken well care. (usfreeads.com)
  • meat
  • Even more baffling to me is how anyone could find the little meat on a guinea pig worth eating or even the slightest bit delectable. (gadling.com)
  • It has now been expanded to include guinea pigs, with trials under way in four South Kivu villages to try to find ways to improve the quantity and quality of the meat. (independent.ie)
  • White and light brown guinea pigs are most used to sell for meat. (kiva.org)
  • make
  • But Brett C. Leonard, the author of the Labyrinth Theater Co.'s 'Guinea Pig Solo,' doesn't make much of a case for his experiment. (variety.com)
  • Though, ones with darker fur tend to be more resistant to diseases, so Isabel has one black guinea pig that she is try to cross bred with white guinea pigs to make her stock more resistant to illnesses. (kiva.org)
  • and the relative ease of caring for them continue to make guinea pigs a popular pet. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Guinea Pig Club was part of these efforts to make life in hospital easier, and to rebuild patients psychologically in preparation for life outside. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pub closed in 2008 and was demolished in 2009 to make way for a social housing development named Guinea Pig Place. (wikipedia.org)
  • fewer
  • They also suffer from fewer diseases than pigs, chickens and rabbits, and in the event of disease outbreaks, their high reproduction rate means populations have a much shorter recovery time," the group said. (independent.ie)
  • food
  • It takes about two months for guinea pigs to mature to the size that can be served as food. (kiva.org)
  • Its central argument propounds that the American population is being used as guinea pigs in a giant experiment undertaken by the American producers of food stuffs and patent medicines and the like. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kallet and Schlink premise the book as being "written in the interest of the consumer, who does not yet realize that he is being used as a guinea pig…" The book's key proposition is that a significant portion of the products sold to the public-particularly pharmaceuticals and food products-are released with little regard for or knowledge of how these products adversely affect the consumer. (wikipedia.org)
  • little
  • According to CostMentor, the actual guinea pig cost is around $40 to $60, but that is nothing compared to the companionship and joy your furry little friend gives you. (animal-world.com)
  • I don't think we have to worry yet about locking up our pet guinea pigs for fear of someone killing and eating them, but I know my little Guinea is rolling in his grave in pet heaven thinking about how his life could have ended. (gadling.com)
  • Hollie the guinea pig, from Kent, was feeling the heat recently during our little mini-heatwave, so she decided to cool off by munching on an ice lolly. (huffingtonpost.co.uk)
  • Guinea pigs do not need a lot of land or attention to raise, so women who have many other domestic duties that demand their time can raise these on the side for a little extra income. (kiva.org)
  • First, a little history on the guinea pig. (kiva.org)
  • One theory suggests that because they are built somewhat like pigs with large heads relative to their bodies, stout necks, and rounded rumps with little tails. (kiva.org)
  • Europe
  • One explanation is that the animals were brought to Europe by way of the country of Guinea on the Atlantic coast, which was a popular departure place of South American goods to Europe, leading people to think they had originated there. (kiva.org)
  • year
  • Save the Newchurch Guinea Pigs (SNGP) was a six-year campaign by British animal rights activists to close a farm in Newchurch, Staffordshire that bred guinea pigs for animal research. (wikipedia.org)
  • The "guinea pig" is 14-year-old Jack Read (played by 25-year-old Richard Attenborough), a tobacconist's son who, following the Fleming Report, is given a scholarship to Saintbury, an exclusive public school. (wikipedia.org)
  • film
  • The 1989 Japanese splatter film Lucky Sky Diamond is often mis-attributed to the Guinea Pig series as Guinea Pig: Lucky Sky Diamond, but is, in fact, unrelated to the series. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Bureau initiated an investigation, but dropped it after Hino demonstrated the special effects used to simulate the murder in a film entitled The Making of Guinea Pig. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although produced in 1986 as the fourth film, Guinea Pig 4: Devil Woman Doctor (ギニーピッグ4 ピーターの悪魔の女医さん, Ginī Piggu 4: Pītā no Akuma no Joi-san) was the sixth to be released, telling the story of a female doctor (sometimes appearing incognito as her cleaner), played by Japanese drag actor Peter. (wikipedia.org)
  • animal
  • Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary)This is Estella, a guinea pig that lives at the Harvest Home Animal Sanctuary i. (neatorama.com)
  • Set up in 1999, the campaign became notorious in October 2004 when the remains of Christopher Hall's mother-in-law were removed from her grave in St Peter's churchyard, Yoxall, an act condemned by several animal rights groups, including Save the Newchurch Guinea Pigs itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • Save the Newchurch Guinea Pigs (SNGP) was started in 1999 after an Animal Liberation Front raid on the farm, during which 600 guinea pigs were removed. (wikipedia.org)
  • play
  • Sturges decided that if she could write a play, so could he, and began writing The Guinea Pig, completing the third act that night, although the rest took somewhat longer. (wikipedia.org)
  • tablet
  • Some people find relief by taking an allergy tablet immediately after they touch a guinea pig, and they don't have to deal with the unpleasant side effects of their petting. (animal-world.com)
  • group
  • Small and easy to conceal, guinea pigs are well-suited to (Congo's) conflict zones, where extreme poverty and widespread lawlessness means that the looting of larger domestic livestock is commonplace," the group said in a statement. (independent.ie)
  • Kerry Whitburn of Edgbaston, John Smith of Wolverhampton, John Ablewhite of Manchester, and Josephine Mayo of Staffordshire, members of the Save the Newchurch Guinea Pigs campaign group, pleaded guilty at Nottingham Crown Court to charges of conspiracy to blackmail. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • As a Kiva Fellow, I have visited several women clients in the field who are raising guinea pigs for income generation projects. (kiva.org)
  • another
  • In the future, she wants to take out another small loan to rent some land to grown her own alfalfa and corn to feed her guinea pigs and grow her business. (kiva.org)
  • test subject
  • The animals were frequently used as model organisms in the 19th and 20th centuries, resulting in the epithet "guinea pig" for a test subject, but have since been largely replaced by other rodents such as mice and rats. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • The Guinea pig maximisation test (GPMT) is an in vivo test to screen for substances that cause human skin sensitisation (i.e. allergens). (wikipedia.org)
  • Club
  • The Guinea Pig Club, established in 1941, was a social club and mutual support network for British and allied aircrew injured during World War II. (wikipedia.org)