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Guinea Pig’s First Portrait
Art historians believe this is the first portrait ever painted of a guinea pig. Although today guinea pigs make for popular pets, in the 16th century they were considered exotic (they are native to South America) and were much sought after by Elizabethan aristocrats. [Source]

Guinea Pig’s First Portrait

Art historians believe this is the first portrait ever painted of a guinea pig. Although today guinea pigs make for popular pets, in the 16th century they were considered exotic (they are native to South America) and were much sought after by Elizabethan aristocrats. [Source]

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