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Chinchilla (chinchilla lanigera) is a mammal type animal. It inhabits dry and mountainous regions. The animal weights about 400g - 500g (14oz - 18oz) and lives for 10 - 18 years. Owls, fox, cougars are dangerous for chinchillas. Look up the table below to learn more facts.

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