capybara

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Synonyms for capybara

pig-sized tailless South American amphibious rodent with partly webbed feet

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THERE is triple joy at Dudley Zoological Gardens after a capybara baby boom.
Capybaras (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris Linnaeus, 1766) occur throughout the region (Alho et al., 2002; Alho, 2005; Sabino and Prado, 2006).
ABSTRACT: Movement patterns and diet of the capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) in the Colombian Amazonia.
Although not listed as an endangered species, the capybara is threatened by illegal poaching for its meat and skin, which can be turned into leather, as well as the continuing loss of its natural habitat.
Capybaras carry many species of intestinal helminths and blood parasites (Mones, 1982; Salas & Herrera, 2004).
In South America, wild animals, especially capybaras (Hidrochoerus hidrochaeris) and ring-tailed coatis (Nasua nasua), are considered important T.
Seasonal mortality in capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) and its relationship with resource availability in the Ibera wetlands, Argentina.
The patient usually hunted several wild animals, including capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), armadillos (Dasypus spp.), the pampas fox (Lycalopexgymnocercus), and the crab-eating fox (Cerdocyon thous).
It includes sloths, mini crocodiles, boa constrictors, mico monkeys, burrowing owls and dozens of capybaras, the world's largest rodent. 
STAFF at Belfast Zoo are hearing the pitter patter of tiny webbed feet as capybaras Charlie and Lola welcomed four pups.
10-13), you read that capybaras and squirrel monkeys are companions at a zoo, even though they don't normally interact in the wild.
OUR tapir family and capybaras have been given access to our former kangaroo enclosure after the marsupials hopped to a bigger bachelor pad.