Guinea pigs

Our guinea pigs are located in the Discovery Barn.

Calling all animal friends! Do you want to give our animals a little bit of extra love? Why not think about sponsoring our gorgeous guinea pigs!

Find out more about sponsorship

Guinea pig facts

  • A young guinea pig can run when it’s only 3 hours old!
  • Baby guinea pigs are called ‘Pups’.
  • Guinea pigs can live up to 7 years and longer! The worlds oldest recorded guinea pig was 14 years old!
  • On average guinea pigs can grow to be 10 inches long and weigh up to 3 pound!
  • Guinea pigs can’t sweat!
  • Guinea pigs are mammals which belong to the rodent family.
  • Guinea pigs have no tails!
  • A male guinea pig is a ‘Boar’ and a female is a ‘Sow’.
  • Guinea pigs can jump up and down when they are happy!
  • Guinea pigs are exceedingly good swimmers!

Our Guinea pig family is proudly sponsored by:

  • Nancy Smith

Do you fancy sponsoring our Guinea pig family and getting your name added to this list? If so visit our sponsorship page to find out more.

Newham Grange Farm
Wykeham Way
Middlesbrough
TS8 0TG

Telephone:
01642 515729