Black Guinea pig with a coat of coal-black colour, which not a single colored dot, attracts admiring glances as breeders and fans of these lovely animals.
Animals with black coat color
Guinea pig with a plain fur dark color always stand out among other canines.Black color is evenly distributed throughout the body.
Skinny and Baldwin
These rocks are characterized by the absence of wool. However, this circumstance does not prevent them to be black in color.
Peruvian Guinea pig , black in color — a real "rocker". Fervently dangling tuft and slightly scruffy styled hair betrays a mischievous look.
These Pets coat similar to wool llama breed alpacas. They look like Peruvian Guinea pigs only with curly hair.
A real "Queen" among breeds longhaired representatives.
Coronet very close to the sheltie breed. They are distinguished by the presence of rosette (crown) on the head.
Merino is in turn close to coronatum only have curly hair.
Black and white Guinea pig
In black and white color version of these two shades beautifully on the body of rodents and may be in the form of alternating strips, and in the form of inclusions and blemishes.
The animals alternated dark and white color, where every hue has clear boundaries and is not intertwined with each other. As a rule, black painted upper region of the head and the back of the animal's body.
Scattered over the body dark spots to create the background is bright and beautiful and unique pattern.
Patrons Pets with white color combined with dark head and the same patches all over the body.
This is a new and very rare breed. It is characteristic of these rodents – completely black color and a narrow white stripe on the back in the form of a belt.
In South America, where these animals, black Guinea pigs were afraid and ordered them magical properties.
In some tribes of the Incas, who bred these animals for sacrificial rituals and as a source of meat, rodents with darker fur was considered the epitome of evil and they were killed immediately after birth.
But the shamans used the little black animals in his magical rituals, believing that they are able to absorb the evil energy, and to heal diseases. Wizards "wipe" the Guinea pig, the whole body of the sick person to transfer the disease on the rodent. After the ritual the animals were destined for a sad fate: the shaman killed the pig and its innards were predicting the recovery of the patient.
Such barbaric treatment of dark rodents has led to the fact that this color is extremely rare among these animals and breeders put a lot of effort to keep the population of black Guinea pigs.