The book I read said that males are generally the more tame gender. <mimi shrug> They only had males at the store.<quoted text>
Ah, that sucks. The only time mine bit was when I put my finger in their face and they were expecting food instead. Not even sure they ever even drew blood. Once he's bigger, he'll be all neck, so if you're holding him around the middle and he freaks, it's harder for him to get you. I guess just don't sneak up on him...
I also only had females (thank goodness, because it is hard to tell when they're babies), so I don't know if that has anything to do with it.
I guess I'll just have to get out my leather gloves for awhile, since I'm pretty sure the don't make guinea pig muzzles.