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Guinea Pig years to human years
Do you want to convert guinea pig years to human years? Dividing average human lifespan by average guinea pig life expectancy won't give you a correct answer.
As a guinea pig's average lifespan is only 6 years, they mature quickly during their first months of life. And a 1-year-old guinea pig is already 50 in human years.
Connecting the dots on the guinea pig and human lifelines has helped make some age equivalent estimations:
|Guinea pig age||Human age|
|1 month||4 years|
|6 months||26 years|
|1 year||50 years|
|5 years||90 years|
Guinea pig years to human years calculator
Convert guinea pig years to human age using our online age converter:
How do guinea pigs age?
Guinea pigs live through 3 main life stages:
- From birth to 6 months - young guinea pig
- From 6 months to 5 years - adult guinea pig
- From 5 years and older - senior guinea pig
If you're curious, learn more about guinea pig's life cycle from our article.
The oldest guinea pig recognized by Guinness World Records was Snowball, who died at the age of 14 years and 10 months (which equals over 316 human years!)