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No they won't, or it is VERY unlikely. It would take a really deep layer of chips for them to suffocate since they are getting air through the gaps between the chips. Their instinct is to burrow, whether in the wild or in a cage. They also don't burrow down very deep, just enough to be comfortable. Its like a blanket for them.

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