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coypu

a large chestnut brown, 14 inch long and 15 lb in weight, aquatic rodent which is farmed extensively for its fur. It is herbivorous, diurnal and very fertile. As a wild animal in countries where it has escaped, it has become a pest. Called also nutria, Myocastor coypus, swamp beaver.
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Samples of liver and bile were collected from 86 wild boars, 62 deer, 20 wild rabbits, and 78 coypu in the Midi-Pyrenees area.
Other visitors documented included unidentified (n = 10), striped skunk (n = 8), Virginia opossum (n = 7), coypu (n = 2), nine-banded armadillo (n = 1), and an unidentified bird (n = 1).
Also EU-produced uncarded and uncombed hair of Kashmir (cashmere) goats, alpaca, llamas, vicuna, camels, yak, angora goats, Tibetan goats, rabbit, hare, beaver, muskrat and coypu would be covered.
A recent grant provided by the Coypu Foundation provided supplemental funding.
Funding for the 2001 expedition was received from the Coypu Foundation and a donation from the late R.
In early 2013, Restore the Earth Foundation, working with Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, will begin habitat restoration on Raccoon Island, a barrier island in the Isle Dernieres Barrier Island Refuge and will also be back at Pass a Loutre in partnership with Americorps, Wells Fargo Bank, the Coypu and Gulf of Mexico Foundations and others.
A Beaver B Coypu C Capybara D Porcupine QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: Who is the only cyclist to have won the Tour de France in five successive years?
Muskrats Management has the statutory duty to protect woel- and excavation damage of musky coypu in parts of West and Central Netherlands.
COYPU might look cute as they amble around munching vegetation, apparently without a care in the world to bother their tiny, food-obsessed brains.
Of the species likely to occur in the region (see Kennedy, 1991), only the swamp rabbit (Sylvilagus aquaticus), woodchuck (Marmota monax), coypu (nutria; Myocastor coypus) and long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata) were not verified on the Park during the present study.
The study also investigated the impact of five species, the Asian long-horned beetle, carpet sea squirt, water primrose, grey squirrel and coypu, an aquatic rodent.
Laura Drake, of the Mammal Society, speculated it could be a coypu - a South American rodent often referred to as a "giant rat".