Zoo Buddies: Chilean Chinchilla

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MONROE, La (KNOE) - Lisa Taylor from the Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo stopped by to give us some interesting facts about the Chinchilla. A nocturnal creature originated from Chilean.

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They live in the mountain regions under cold temperatures. There thick, dense fur with one hair follicle can produce up to 60 hairs.

The Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo will be having their Jungle Bells event that is free to the public on December 21.

Food, prizes, presents and a special visit from Santa Claus will be there.