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Short-tailed chinchilla
Chinchilla chinchilla
(Syn.: Chinchilla brevicaudata)

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Number of Subspecies:02 (?)
Information Source for Taxonomy:Wilson, Don E./Reeder DeeAnn (2005): Mammal species of the world: a taxonomic and geographic reference, Vol. 1
Head-Torso-Length:30 - 38 cm
Tail length:10 cm
Weight:500 - 850 g
IUCN status:CR (Critically Endangered)

Current Holdings • Former Holdings
Africa Ô׼ Ô׾
  South Africa (1 Holding(s)):
  • Durban (Mitchell Park Zoo) 
    Holding(s): 1