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Newbery the chinchilla* has a lot of character underneath a shy exterior. He is a cuddling champion, as his companion, Caldecott, can confirm. He spends his days nibbling on straw and treats, running on his spinning wheel, and, of course, snuggling.

Image description: A photo of two chinchillas, Caldecott and Newbery, cuddling in a small wooden hut

*Chinchillas are South American rodents slightly larger and more robust than ground squirrels, native to the Andes mountains.