Thanhvy Tran period 3 5.16.16
Owls,foxes, cougars, and mountain lions are all predators of chinchillas (Chinchilla). If a chinchilla feels threatened, a high and loud bark will be heard, much like a squirrel can bark. A last resort will involve the chinchilla standing on hind legs and emitting both a bark and a stream of urine(Characteristics and appearance).
- The Cuscomys ashaniki chinchilla was a single dead body found
- They live up to 15-20 years old
- They take dust baths to keep their fur soft
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