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Chinchilla Myths

Since chinchillas are not quite mainstream pets, it is natural that myths concerning them exist. Some of these myths are silly or downright ridiculous, while others can cause serious medical problems or be harmful to the chinchilla in other ways. The following are some of the most repeated myths concerning chinchillas and their care. The myths are organized with each myth being grouped with other myths that are similar.
All of the myths listed are False.


Feeding For more information on feeding chinchillas, please see the Diet and Nutrition Section.
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Temperature For more information on safe temperatures, please see the Temperature section
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Breeding For more information on breeding please see the Breeding section.
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Play Time and Cages For more information please see the Housing and Playtime sections
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Other Chinchilla Myths
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