Pet Chinchilla – Chinchilla lanigera
Pet Chinchilla usually live about 15 years, although it is not unusual and longer lifetime (18-22 years).
The length of their body is about 25-35 cm, and tail them is 12-15 cm long.
Regular carrying of small influences that most chinchillas quickly tame and increase the chances that it will be devoted, although it is possible that sometimes will not want to wear or maze. They are very active and love to play. Chinchillas can be kept separately, but will suit them and the company of the same sex if they are from the same litter or together since childhood.
Chinchillas are nocturnal so will be most active during the night. Sometimes they are called “PreK Usk Larne“, which means that the activity lasts from dusk until dawn. They should be kept in a quiet part of the apartment during the day. Prefer routine in carrying and feeding, and they might be stressful change this routine. Since they are so active, chinchillas require a large space for exercise and play. High temperatures are dangerous for chinchillas than the lower, and it is very important to avoid “overheating“.