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The Crested Guinea Pig
Crested Guinea Pig - Freedom

Crested Guinea Pig - Freedom

Debbi Needham
This is a short haired guinea pig with a single rosette (swirl) on the forehead. There are two types: one is the White Crested Guinea Pig (also called American Crested), where the crest is white in contrast with the rest of the coat (no other white on the body). In the "self" crested guinea pig (sometimes called English crested), the crest color is the same as the rest of the coat.

This Crested guinea pig photo is courtesy of Odd Fellows Caviary.

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