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Nutria Rat OR Coypu

Myocastor coypus Molina

Description:

large yellowed front teeth, long white whiskers. Long rat like tail. and all about water! :)

Habitat:

Ponds, Lakes and wetlands

Notes:

This actual nutria-rat occupies a duck pond in Shreveport, he is 100% all about people and entertaining. He is in fact wild but signs are obvious that he has been fed and interacted with people.

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Jinga
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Jinga

Shreveport, Louisiana, USA

Spotted on Jul 10, 2011
Submitted on Nov 6, 2011

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