TITLE

Chinchilla

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Chinchilla, a small, fur-bearing rodent. It is native to the high Andes of South America, but also lives in the United States, Canada, and Europe. It feeds on plants and lives in rock crevices or in a burrow in the ground. The short-tailed chinchilla is about 10 inches (25 cm) long. The long-tailed chinchilla is slightly smaller and has a tail half as long as its body.
ACCESSION #
37309931

 

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