Thursday, October 15, 2009

Funny Olympics - Guinea Pig


These should have been posted during the Beijing Olympics which just ended days ago but nevertheless here is a cute gallery of the Guinea Pig Olympics. Various sports shown are archery, fencing, swimming, weight lifting, boxing, table tennis and others. Created by Icarus Arts as the Guinea Pig Games Calendar 2009, there’s no reason why one shouldn’t pick up this cutesy creation.




8 more pics of the Cavy Olympics after the jump.



Source: Telegraph UK



Ever since Heracles blessed Olympiad with a stadium in honour of his father, Zeus, the sporting heroes of the day have taken part in the Olympic games. But man is not the only species to hold competitive sporting events





 
New images reveal, for the first time, that man's most trusted ally, the guinea pig, holds a yearly competition. The Guinea Pig Games (GPG) pits two teams of athletic Cavia porcellus against each other to win gold, silver, and bronze medals
 






As with the human Olympics, guinea athletes are held in great esteem among their fans, admired for their stamina, prowess and incredible feats






But they should also be admired for the dedication they show toward their chosen sport. Snuffles McSqueeby, gold-winning squash champ of last year's games, trains for 6 hours a day. The rest of his schedule consists mainly of trembling in the corner of his hutch

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  1. These should have been posted during the Beijing Olympics which just ended days ago but nevertheless here is a cute gallery of the Guinea Pig Olympics. Various sports shown are archery, fencing, swimming, weight lifting, boxing, table tennis and others. Created by Icarus Arts as the Guinea Pig Games Calendar 2009, there’s no reason why one shouldn’t pick up this cutesy creation.

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