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    Chirping Guinea pig

    I was looking at guinea pig clips on youtube and saw one of a guinea pig chirping. I thought I'd share for those here who have never heard this rare guinea pig noise:


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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    Oh, my goodness! Sapphire did that a couple nights ago! Not as long as the video, though. I wondered if it was chirping, but didn't know as I'd never heard it.

    She did it the day after our birds came ~ coincidence? (The birds owner passed away, and we were asked to care for them)

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    Ahhh, finally I can show people the sound I cannot describe!

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    Yeah my old girl did that for the first time ever the other day! I was wondering if it was chirping! Thanks

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    That was awsome! Thanks for sharing!

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    I hear it on a limited basis from a couple of my own pigs.

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    Thank you for the link! I was pretty sure Oda had been chirping, but I wasn't 100% positive it was the sound people were referring to--it is! It's so neat to know I've heard it.
    Does anyone know what it means? When Oda did it, it was immediately after a bunch of stuff had fallen off of my desk and crashed to the ground, so perhaps it's related to being startled, a warning sound to the others in the herd?

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    My Saul does it in the middle of the night. I think because he's lonely.

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    I have never heard that from my household!!!

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    Morgana chirped once. Dad was installing the ceiling fan in the animal room, and she started singing. I think she approved of their room getting a fan before their mommy's did.

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    So, when we're chasing what we think are crickets, around the kitchen going "Where is that COMING from?!" it's really one of the pigs playing mind games. I see how it is. HAha. That is awesome.

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    Aw that's cute I don't think i've ever heard my gps chirp, what makes them chirp? Boredom?

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    I had never in my years of raising pigs heard that sound until about a month ago. It was only 2 chirps but very loud. I had a feeling what it was but now I know for sure

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    Re: Chirping Guinea pig

    My piggy chirped about a month ago. Out of all the piggies I have she's the only one I have heard chirp.
    Kind of strange that we got a chirper after we had a piggy die in the group that was also a chirper.

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