Gallery description : chinchilla

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

Facts about chinchillas
NameChinchilla
GenusChinchilla
OrderRodentia
LifestyleSolitary
TypeMammal
ColourBeige, brown, grey
KingdomAnimalia
Main PreyFruit, nuts, seeds
PhylumChordata
DietHerbivore
PredatorsOwls, fox, cougars
ClassMammalia
Scientific NameChinchilla lanigera
Conservation StatusEndangered
Size (L)25cm - 35cm (10in - 14in)
Skin TypeFur
Top Speed24km/h (15mph)
Life Span10 - 18 years
Average Litter Size3
HabitatDry and mountainous regions
Distinctive FeaturesDense fur and long back legs
Weight400g - 500g (14oz - 18oz)
FamilyChinchillidae
Image Details
Description Chinchilla. Beskrivelse Chinchilla-Patchouli.jpg
Width 1040 pixels
Heigh 950 pixels
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