chinchilla rat

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Synonyms for chinchilla rat

ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes

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Among them the chinchilla rat that was believed to be extinct centuries ago was sighted by Robert Quispe, a park guard, in 2009.
Their discovery proves that the arboreal chinchilla rat actually never went extinct.
Predation on moon-toothed degus and Bennett's chinchilla rats also suggests that Harris' hawks mostly searched for prey in highly vegetated sites.