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10 Important Tips for Caring for Chinchillas

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How to Potty-Train a Chinchilla

Chinchillas are small rodents from the Andes region of South America. Although most chinchillas are raised for the fur industry as their soft pelts ar...

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10 Benefits of Owning Chinchillas

The chinchilla is nearly synonymous with expensive fur. The interest of the fur trade can put severe pressure on a species though, especially when the...

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The chinchillas are mammals. Here are some chinchilla facts: their natural habitat is the South part of Latin America. Chinchillas live in colonies of 100.

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Chinchillas are crepuscular rodents, slightly larger and more robust than squirrels. Native to South America’s Andes mountains, they are named after the Chincha people of that region. They once lived in parts of Bolivia, Peru, Argentina and Chile, but by 1900, they had become quite rare due to hunting. Currently, most chinchillas used by the fur industry are farm-raised. Due to (now illegal) hunting, they are critically endangered with a population loss of 90% in the last 15 years.

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