chinchilla rat


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Related to chinchilla rat: Chinchilla cat, Rabbit rat
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Noun1.chinchilla rat - ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andeschinchilla rat - ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
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org/wiki/International_Union_for_Conservation_of_Nature) IUCN Red List of Threatened Species had categorized the chinchilla rat as an extinct species as no previous ecological surveys showed any proof of the existence of the rat.
Both in our coastal area and pre-Andean areas, Harris' hawks preyed mainly upon fence degu rats (Octodon degus; 184 g), Bennett's chinchilla rat (Abrocoma bennetti; 219 g) and European rabbits (1,300 g).
Bennett's chinchilla rat (Abrocoma bennetti), long-haired mouse (Abrothrix longipilis), long-tailed pygmy rice rat (Oligoryzomys longicaudatus), and introduced rats (Rattus spp.