Short tailed chinchilla

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
8965784/1000000 sec. / ISO 400
Nearest Area
Bolivian Altiplano near Lake Titicaca
Town
La Paz
Brief Directions
Located 72 km (44 miles) west of La Paz, near the south-eastern shore of Lake Titicaca.
Description
This Short tailed chinchilla was discovered living within the ancient ruins of Tiwanaku in the altiplano of Bolivia. Now endangered, their populations dramatically decreased due to over hunting for their fur. Conservation efforts are collaborated now between Peru, Bolivia and Chile to help protect this species.
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Date Added
August 10, 2019
Date Taken
March 20, 2018