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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Along with the chinchilla rat, four new species of frog, one new lizard specie and a new aquatic rodent was discovered.
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).
The size of a chinchilla rat's pellets reveals the amount of rain that fell while the animal was alive.