- Chinchilla fur is considered to be the softest fur in the world
- Chinchillas have more than 90 hairs per single follicle (humans grow one hair from each follicle)
- Excellent jumpers and can jump 5 feet above their head!
- Martha Stewart has 15 pet chinchillas
- Chinchilla fur is so dense that parasites such as fleas can't live on them (they would suffocate!)
- Chinchillas are incredibly cute!