capybara


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capybara

the largest rodent, the size of a small pig, 100 lb and 3 ft tall. It is largely aquatic and easily domesticated. Called also carpincho, Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris.
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The capybara lives in family groups of two to six animals and in some places large herds in the dozens congregate to graze in open grasslands.
The yawning capybara below is showing off its awesome front teeth.
Chief Marino and wildlife experts trapped the capybara, a large rodent native to South America, and discovered it had escaped from a petting zoo in Fitchburg.
The observed abundance of some species in the Pantanal habitats reveals that only a few species are common--for example the capybara Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, the crab-eating fox Cerdocyon thous, and the flat-faced fruit-eating bat Artibeus planirostris--whereas some are rare or intrinsically rare--for example, the bush dog Speothos venaticus (Alho et al.
In the interviews, salespersons informed that they only sold meat from the capybara, large (M.
Yr wythnos hon, byddwn yn dilyn y tri dewr wrth iddynt fynd ar drywydd aligator y caiman, y capybara - y mwyaf o deulu'r cnofilod - a'r storc jabiru, sy'n gawr ym myd adar.
Tree work treats TAPIRS and capybara have benefited from tree work around the 40-acre site at Dudley Zoo.