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The story of this amazingly social and cunning creature ranges from the altars of ancient rituals to the bedrooms of countless kids, and from its status as sacred animal of the Inca to research model for human society. This upbeat and humorous documentary portrays the Guinea pigs as pets and wild animals who are at home especially in the Andes and other regions of South America. We also see why Guinea pigs serve as perfect "guinea pigs" for scientific experiments.