Darkness settled into corners and crevices beyond the moon's touch.
The Indians in hunting them employ the grison (Galictis vittata), a member of the weasel family, which is trained to enter the crevices of the rocks where the chinchillas lie concealed during the day.
As the sun climbed over the mountains, it spread its glow across the snow still nestled in the cracks and crevices above him.
They shelter in crevices of the bark of trees, in the dried stems of herbaceous plants, or among moss and fallen leaves on the ground.
The surrounding country is bare and stony, with carefully cultivated patches of rich red soil among the crevices of the rock.