Most pets groom themselves, but do chinchillas? And if they do, what do they do—lick themselves, bathe, or what? And do they groom each other?
It’s commonly advised not to keep sibling chinchillas of opposite sexes together. Is the problem that they will mate? And if they will, why, and what might go wrong?
Chinchillas aren’t perfect pets, and one thing yours might do is pee on the shelves/platforms in its cage (rather than in its bedding, or just in one corner). But why is that so bad, and how can you make it stop?
Chinchillas are great pets, but they aren’t known for extraordinary intelligence or cool tricks. So, can they be tamed or trained at all?
Chinchillas love to jump, and can jump surprisingly high. But what’s the highest a chinchilla can jump? And how come they can jump so high?