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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Twenty chinchillas (Chinchilla laniger; 10 females, 10 males) were obtained either on the day of birth (P0) or one day later (Roseneath Chinchilla, Ontario, Canada).
Harrison, "Midbrain frequency representation following moderately intense neonatal sound exposure in a precocious animal model (Chinchilla laniger)," Neural Plasticity, vol.
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).