Myocastor coypus


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Myocastor coypus

see coypu.
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For a discrete period in twentieth century, the nutria Myocastor coypus was a major contributor to the Louisiana economy, providing many southern Louisiana Cajuns with seasonal income primarily from fur trapping.
The nutria, Myocastor coypus, is a native rodent of South America and occupies a variety of aquatic habitats in its native range.