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Nutria

Myocastor coypus

Description:

they look like beavers but they have long tails like a rats tail. this family was eating grass on the river bank.

Habitat:

river bank

1 Species ID Suggestions

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago
Coypu (Nutria)
Myocastor coypus Coypu


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4 Comments

gperocho
gperocho 10 years ago

oh thank you guys :-)

MickGrant
MickGrant 10 years ago

I think they could be Nutria - In the UK regarded as an introduced pest: they used to cause flooding at small river banks by undermining the banks by their burrowing. Were eventually trapped and eliminated in Norfolk in the 1970's.

Brinschk
Brinschk 10 years ago

I think kbergh1 is right, looks like Nutria to me..
Nice animals, I was never able to get a good picture of them..

kbergh1
kbergh1 10 years ago

Nutria?



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תל אביב-יפו, מחוז תל אביב, Israel

Spotted on Oct 1, 2011
Submitted on Oct 4, 2011

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