Get to Know Chinchillas
- Have an inquisitive and gentle nature, but also have a lot of energy.
- Can live more than 10 years with proper care.
- Herbivores, consuming high-quality chinchilla food, with vegetables, fruits and hay.
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Attributes / Specifications
Chinchillas have some of the densest fur coats out of all mammals. Because of this, these animals take dust baths and should never take wet baths. Using their tail as counter balance, these little acrobatic creatures are capable of jumping upwards of 6 feet!
- A group of Chinchillas is called a "herd"
- Average adult size is about 1 foot from rear to snout. Their tail is another 5-6 inches.
- Primary BrandPetco
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