capybara

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Synonyms for capybara

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

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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.
Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in a natural population of capybaras Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris in Esteros del Ibera (Argentina).
Capybaras weigh some 150 pounds and are native to the area.
Capybaras can stay underwater for up to five minutes, which allows them to hide from predators.
Which country is not home to either capybaras or squirrel monkeys?
OUR tapir family and capybaras have been given access to our former kangaroo enclosure after the marsupials hopped to a bigger bachelor pad.
She knows a lot about the capybaras that live there.
This study aimed to analyze the losses caused by free ranging capybaras in rural areas of Dourados-MS, as well as to identify their feeding activity and preference, and the landscape characteristics of farms that may affect the incidence of capybara herds.
Capybaras live in the grasslands and forests of South America near lakes, rivers, and marshes.
The testis of capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris).
CAPYBARAS, We have them, adults, subadults and seasonal babies.
A family of capybaras, the world's largest rodents, enjoyed the full star-treatment on at Saitama Children's Zoo, north of Tokyo, as they jumped into an open-air hot tub.