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These mammals usually live 10 - 18 years. The maximum speed it can reach is 24km/h (15mph). Chinchilla which scientific name is chinchilla lanigera is 25cm - 35cm (10in - 14in). Chinchilla is a mammal that usually inhabits dry and mountainous regions. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is herbivore. The average weight of the chinchilla is 400g - 500g (14oz - 18oz).

Facts about chinchillas
NameChinchilla
Life Span10 - 18 years
Top Speed24km/h (15mph)
Conservation StatusEndangered
FamilyChinchillidae
TypeMammal
Average Litter Size3
GenusChinchilla
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameChinchilla lanigera
Main PreyFruit, nuts, seeds
DietHerbivore
Distinctive FeaturesDense fur and long back legs
ColourBeige, brown, grey
OrderRodentia
PredatorsOwls, fox, cougars
ClassMammalia
Size (L)25cm - 35cm (10in - 14in)
Weight400g - 500g (14oz - 18oz)
KingdomAnimalia
LifestyleSolitary
HabitatDry and mountainous regions
Skin TypeFur
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