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
flagItaly
0%
33%
54%
8%
24
flagSwitzerland
0%
45%
54%
0%
11
flagGermany
13%
20%
50%
14%
121
flagUkraine
0%
33%
50%
16%
12
flagthe Netherlands
8%
23%
47%
20%
34
flagthe Philippines
31%
21%
42%
5%
19
flagPoland
16%
28%
41%
13%
9707
flagthe United States
21%
25%
41%
11%
402
flagthe United Kingdom
17%
27%
40%
14%
242
flagFrance
9%
40%
40%
9%
22
flagFinland
10%
10%
40%
40%
10
flagRepublic of Ireland
25%
27%
36%
10%
47
flagUnknown
8%
44%
29%
17%
47
flagDenmark
0%
35%
28%
35%
14
flagAustralia
13%
26%
26%
33%
15
flagIndia
30%
28%
21%
17%
123
flagCanada
28%
38%
20%
12%
39
flagNorway
22%
50%
18%
9%
22
flagPakistan
36%
31%
15%
15%
19

Gender

men49%
women36%
Guinea (Africa)
13%
17%
New Guinea
24%
34%
The Andes
49%
36%
Mexico
12%
11%

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