Chinchilla, Long-Tailed- IUCN Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species information on the Long-Tailed Chinchilla. As of 2008, they are classified as Critically Endangered due to population reduction caused by illegal hunting and reduction of habitat quality. The population trend is decreasing with less than 40 colonies.

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http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/4652/0