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Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris


•They are the largest rodents in the world. •They eat grasses, aquatic plants, fruits and tree bark. •They are semi-aquatic mammals. •They live generally in groups of 10-20 individuals, but they can live in groups with 50-100 individuals during the dry season.


Savanna and dense forests near bodies of water -I saw these capybaras in Foz do Iguaçu (PR, Brazil)

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Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil

Spotted on Oct 16, 2015
Submitted on Mar 26, 2016

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