Thursday, May 21, 2009

Chinchilla Surprise

Okay, so this was just cute. And a good excuse to listen to Henry Mancini's 1962 hit "Baby Elephant Walk." Chinchillas are anything but elephants, being South American rodents bred for fur. These docile rodents were hunted to near extinction by 1900. Their fur is extremely soft. Evidently they also make nice pets, enjoy the video.