These small mammals, known for their soft, beautiful fur are native to South America. Here is authoritative information on chinchilla traits and behavior, health, housing, feeding, breeding, and general care. Barron's popular line of Pet Handbooks resembles the Pet Owner's Manuals series, but are larger--more pages, more photos and line illustrations, and more detailed advice and information. Pet owners and soon-to-be owners will find reliable information from breeders, veterinarians, and pet care experts presented in easy ...