Many of them come across the word chinchilla. Chinchilla is a type of rabbit. Many of them growing chinchilla as their pets.Now we are going to see about the interesting facts about chinchilla.
It was first originated in France. This chinchilla rabbits are having a special type of fur in it’s body. This is the reason the tribal people mainly hunt the chinchilla for it’s fur and also for meat. Now let us see the interesting features of the chinchilla
Below are the ten interesting facts about chinchilla.
The word nocturnal refers to the animals which wake up in night and they sleep during the day time. So always keep the chinchilla cage which is away from the direct sunlight. So the chinchilla may feel active during the night time and sleepy and lazy during the day time.
Chinchilla is one of the sensitive i.e. it may quickly respond to the weather conditions. This chinchilla may having fur in it and this is of very soften one. So the body of the chinchilla may get affected during severe heat or in severe cold condition.
3.Grow Teeth Until Died
The teeth of the chinchilla’s speciality is that the teeth can grow until the chinchilla had died. So do not allow the chinchilla to chew the wires and also other objects like chair, table etc. They would cause harm to themselves by attacking these type of objects and getting injured in their teeth.
Chinchilla’s fur is soft in nature. For this reason many of the tribal people may get hunt the chinchilla. It is also hunted for it’s meat. If this chinchilla is maintained in a good condition means this fur looks very shiny and glowing. This is the special feature about the chinchilla’s fur.
Chinchilla may get the dust bath so that they can get rid of the dirty and also from the oil. The dust bath will enter into the fur of the chinchilla and remove the waste and also the small particles from the chinchilla’s skin. The wet bath is not suitable for the chinchilla because it’s fur can’t get dry soon. This is the reason that the chinchilla can’t undergo the wet bath. Sand bath also irritate the skin of the chinchilla.
6.Vision By Whiskers
Eventhough the chinchillas are having very large eyes it can’t be as much as powerful for visibility. They can see through the whiskers meaning a very long hair growing from the face of the chinchilla. The eyes are also helpful in visibility but not having a very sharp eyes.
Suppose if anybody handle the chinchilla improperly means the chinchilla may get shed their fur. This is not only the reason for shedding the fur and also when the chinchilla may get afraid of some other dangerous animals. If chinchilla see any animal coming near to attack it means it will shed it’s fur. This type of shedding fur may not cause any danger to the chinchilla but it looks somewhat ackward. It may grow within few months.
8.Mature within few weeks
Chinchilla may attain it’s maturity within a few weeks. Suppose if the if the female chinchilla undergo for mating at it’s early stage means this could suffer many problems during pregnancy and also it will reproduce a poor quality of young ones.
9.Tail Used For Balance
Chinchillas use their tail to balance the body while jumping. During climbing also the tail plays a major role in balancing the chinchilla body. They can easily jump and also climb easily from one place to another place. The chinchilla mostly live in mountainous area.
Chinchilla usually compassionate animal. They show sympathy to other animals. Suppose if female chinchilla may not having enough milk to feed the young ones means other female chinchilla will feed the little born baby chinchilla.
These are the interesting features of the Chinchilla. I think that now you get inspired about the chinchilla . So grow the chinchilla as pets in your home.