Pet Pop Quiz Answer

Did you know what this super  leaper is?  Wonder if someone from the NBA is scouting this critter out.

Q: What furry little rodent can jump up to 6 feet in the air!?'Spud' photo (c) 2007, Indenture - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nd/2.0/

A: It’s the chinchilla that has the great ability to jump up to 6 feet in the air. Let’s the average height for man is 69.2 inches so if the chinchilla was human sized, he could jump about 70 feet high!

(Source- Wikipedia)

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2 comments to Pet Pop Quiz Answer

  • Once upon a time, the Daddy adopted three chinchilla. Then he brought them home. To Kolchak, our beagle cross. Guess what happened when Kol discevered we brought “vermin” into his home. It was a traumatic and obnoxious week for all of us. I was sad to see out chinchilla go, but it was best for all of us. They live very happily with a friend and her sons now.

  • dawn

    Kolchak!! I know how tough it is. Living with 3 terriers, ferrets, a rabbit and birds means gates and a dedicated bird/bunny room with a screen door. We’ve been able to make it work, but I’m still cautious and never take chances.

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