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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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0%) wild rabbit liver, and no coypu livers (Table).
Estas secreciones se han observado en algunos mamiferos: en Myoprocta pratti se ha asociado al periodo de estro (Kleiman, 1970), en Myocastor coypus se ha observado en el diestro (Felipe et al.
The coypu has successfully invaded and is established in large areas of the US, Europe and Asia since 1930 (Carter and Leonard 2002; Bertolino et al.
Myocastor coypus ("coipo", Rodentia, Mammalia) como recurso en los humedales de la Pampa bonaerense: patrones de explotacion, Revista del Museo de Antropologia 5, pp.
Muskrats Management has the statutory duty to protect woel- and excavation damage of musky coypu in parts of West and Central Netherlands.
And sure enough, as we stroll around, we see deer and, in the river that runs through the campsite, coypu.
COYPU might look cute as they amble around munching vegetation, apparently without a care in the world to bother their tiny, food-obsessed brains.
2003), as exemplified by the eradication of muskrats Ondatra zibethicus and coypu Myocastor coypus from Great Britain (Gosling & Baker 1989).
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.
Laura Drake, of the Mammal Society, speculated it could be a coypu - a South American rodent often referred to as a "giant rat".
Diet of the coypu (nutria, Myocastor coypus) in agro-systems of Argentinean Pampas.
Other animals documented by the motion-sensitive cameras included the northern mockingbird (Mimus polyglottos), eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus), and coypu (Myo-castor coypus).