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%
25%
62%
6%
16
flagthe United Arab Emirates
15%
23%
61%
0%
13
flagCroatia
25%
8%
58%
8%
12
flagItaly
0%
30%
57%
7%
26
flagUkraine
0%
33%
50%
16%
12
flagGermany
13%
22%
47%
15%
138
flagthe Netherlands
11%
25%
44%
19%
36
flagFrance
8%
39%
43%
8%
23
flagPoland
16%
28%
40%
13%
11609
flagthe United States
21%
26%
40%
11%
418
flagthe United Kingdom
18%
27%
40%
13%
268
flagthe Philippines
30%
25%
40%
5%
20
flagRepublic of Ireland
24%
26%
36%
12%
49
flagDenmark
0%
33%
33%
33%
15
flagPakistan
29%
33%
25%
12%
24
flagAustralia
12%
25%
25%
37%
16
flagIndia
30%
28%
22%
16%
128
flagNorway
21%
47%
21%
8%
23
flagUnknown
25%
40%
20%
13%
415
flagCanada
27%
40%
20%
12%
40

Gender

men42%
women34%
Guinea (Africa)
16%
18%
New Guinea
28%
34%
The Andes
42%
34%
Mexico
11%
11%

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