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Pet Pop Quiz Answer

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I’ve never had Chins, but they seem like fun little pets. I know their lifespan is about 15 years so they definitely require a commitment. And if you knew the answer to the question, you know they have some special care requirements.

Q:Chinchillas take baths but it’s not in water. What do they bathe in?

A: Chins take dust baths. The dust baths help clean their fur and remove grease and oil.

(Source- The National Chinchilla Society)

Here’s a video showing how they take their bath.

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