In South America, what is the typical reason for breeding guinea pigs?

Pets
Laboratory animals
Food
Furs
Guinea Pig is traditional food in the Andes. Peruvians consume an estimated 65 million guinea pigs each year. Since the 1960s, efforts have been made to increase consumption of the animal outside South America.
Kasia
-1
Correct this question
5
Very interesting!
reach: rather globalAndesanimalsanimals of South Americaguinea pigsnaturePerurodentsSouth Americazoology

Answers by country

Pets
Laboratory animals
Food
Furs
answers
flagthe Netherlands
0%
6%
81%
12%
16
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
11%
70%
11%
17
flagAustralia
12%
18%
64%
6%
50
flagItaly
0%
23%
64%
11%
17
flagGermany
10%
14%
62%
10%
48
flagNew Zealand
0%
15%
61%
23%
13
flagthe United Kingdom
13%
18%
57%
9%
184
flagPoland
12%
17%
56%
12%
14470
flagCanada
10%
17%
53%
17%
28
flagGreece
0%
30%
53%
15%
13
flagthe United States
9%
22%
50%
14%
550
flagUnknown
23%
15%
38%
23%
13
flagMalaysia
14%
50%
35%
0%
14
flagIndia
10%
41%
34%
12%
285
flagSouth Africa
8%
50%
33%
8%
12
flagPakistan
17%
29%
32%
20%
34
flagthe Philippines
26%
42%
21%
10%
19
flagthe United Arab Emirates
27%
36%
18%
18%
11