Chinchilla laniger

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Noun1.Chinchilla laniger - small rodent with soft pearly grey fur; native to the Andes but bred in captivity for fur
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
genus Chinchilla - type genus of the Chinchillidae
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coypus and Chinchilla laniger, copulation in postpartum is not always fertile, even though mating of these species has been observed during this period (Weir, 1970, 1973, 1974; Roberts, Maliniak & Deal, 1984; Roberts, Koontz, Phillips & Maliniak, 1987; Iwata, 1989; Jarvis, 1991; Jori, 1998).