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Author Blunk, Dan.

Title Silkies and other guinea pigs / [writer, Dan Blunk].

Imprint Chicago, IL : World Book, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 636.9359 SIL    Available
Description 64 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Series World Book's animals of the world
World Book's animals of the world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents What is a guinea pig? -- Where do guinea pigs live in the wild? -- What is their behavior in the wild? -- How did breeds of silkies and guinea pigs develop? -- What does a silkie look like? -- What kind of personality might a silkie have? -- What are the other kinds of guinea pigs? -- What should you look for when you pick a guinea pig as a pet? -- How should you pick up a guinea pig? -- What does a guinea pig eat? -- Where should a guinea pig sleep? -- How often should the cage be cleaned? -- How do you give a guinea pig a bath? -- Can a guinea pig's teeth get too long? -- What kinds of exercise or play does a guinea pig require? -- How do you help a guinea pig care for its young? -- What kinds of veterinary care might a guinea pig need? -- What kinds of fun can you have with your guinea pig? -- What are some dangers to guinea pigs? -- Are guinea pigs really pigs? -- When are guinea pigs most active? -- How old do guinea pigs have to be to play with? -- How old do guinea pigs get? -- What kinds of toys should guinea pigs play with? -- Are there common sign -- Fun facts about guinea pigs -- Glossary -- Index and resource list -- Guinea pig scientific classification.
Summary "An introduction to Silkies and Other Guinea Pigs, presented in a highly illustrated, question and answer format. Features include fun facts, glossary, resource list, index, and scientific classification list"--Provided by publisher.
Subject Guinea pigs -- Miscellanea.
Guinea pigs -- Miscellanea -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author World Book, Inc.
ISBN 0716613344

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