Distribution

Both mountain viscachas and chinchillas occur in Andean regions, distributed from Peru to Patagonia, while the plains viscacha occurs at lower elevations in portions of southern Paraguay and northern Argentina.

A long-tailed chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera) in the mountains of Chile. (Photo by Erwin and Peggy Bauer. Bruce Coleman, Inc. Reproduced by permission.)
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