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Dust Bathing Chinchillas

Dust Bathing Chinchillas

Chinchillas have the densest fur of any land mammal. There can be more than 20,000 hairs per square centimeter of skin! This might seem like a huge grooming task but chinchilla fur actually has pretty simple upkeep. Chinchillas bathe themselves in dust to keep their fur clean. The dust absorbs...

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Pet Store Chinchillas

Pet Store Chinchillas

As animal people, we've probably all looked forward to checking out the pet store at some point in our lives. Where else do you get to see a collection of animals that you can actually choose to keep? I can remember begging my mom for a caiman (a crocodilian for...

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Are Chinchillas Good Gifts?

Are Chinchillas Good Gifts?

Tis the Season... With the holidays upon us, some people will rejoice when they discover they a have received a new pet! Others might be daunted by the prospect of caring for something for the next 20 years. It is important to consider many things before giving a living animal...

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