Adrenal Activity and Anxiety-like Behavior in Fur-Chewing Chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera)

Due to its complexity, in combination with a lack of scientific reports, fur-chewing became one of the most challenging behavioral problems common to captive chinchillas. In the last years, the hypothesis that furchewing is an abnormal repetitive behavior and that stress plays a role in its development and performance has arisen. Here, we investigated whether […]