Where do guinea pigs come from?

Guinea (Africa)
New Guinea
The Andes
Mexico
Guinea pigs are neither pigs nor from Guinea. The origin of its common name is unclear, it may be a re-­anal­y­sis of "Guyana", though they orig­i­nate from the Andes and not Guyana.

Answers distribution

Guinea (Africa)
New Guinea
The Andes
Mexico
answers
flagSpain
6%
26%
60%
6%
15
flagSwitzerland
0%
45%
54%
0%
11
flagItaly
0%
34%
52%
8%
23
flagGermany
13%
21%
50%
14%
113
flagUkraine
0%
33%
50%
16%
12
flagthe Netherlands
8%
23%
47%
20%
34
flagthe Philippines
27%
22%
44%
5%
18
flagFrance
10%
36%
42%
10%
19
flagPoland
16%
28%
41%
13%
8902
flagthe United States
21%
26%
40%
11%
381
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
26%
40%
14%
208
flagSingapore
30%
20%
40%
10%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
23%
28%
36%
10%
46
flagDenmark
0%
41%
33%
25%
12
flagUU
16%
44%
27%
11%
18
flagIndia
29%
28%
23%
17%
112
flagCanada
29%
35%
21%
13%
37
flagNorway
22%
50%
18%
9%
22
flagPakistan
38%
27%
16%
16%
18
flagAustralia
15%
30%
15%
38%
13

Gender

men48%
women36%
Guinea (Africa)
13%
18%
New Guinea
25%
34%
The Andes
49%
36%
Mexico
12%
11%

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