He is particularly interested in the large South American caviomorph rodents that include more than two hundred species, such as the capybara
, agouti, paca, porcupine, and spiny rat.
Also called a water pig - resembling a beaver without a tail - the capybara
lumbers awkwardly on land but can swim long distances and stay underwater up to five minutes, according to animal officials and Web sites.
In the photo below, a male capybara
is rubbing a branch with some white, gooey stuff.
A Beaver B Coypu C Capybara
D Porcupine QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: Who is the only cyclist to have won the Tour de France in five successive years?
Red-crested cardinals in the Pantanal Red-crested cardinals in the Pantanal A jaguar takes some sun on a sandbank along the Three Brothers River, close to Porto Jofre in Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil, above, and one on the move along a riverbank, left A jaguar takes some sun on a sandbank along the Three Brothers River, close to Porto Jofre in Pantanal, Mato Grosso, Brazil, above, and one on the move along a riverbank, left Dawn breaking over a pond filled with Victoria lily pads in Porto Jofre, left, and a family of capybara
on the banks of the Three Brothers river, right Dawn breaking over a pond filled with Victoria lily pads in Porto Jofre, left, and a family of capybara
on the banks of the Three Brothers river, right
Jan said: "Given enough time, rats could probably grow to be at least as large as the capybara
, the world's largest rodent today, which can get to 176lbs.
Landscape ecology of the capybara
(Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) in the Chaco Region of Paraguay.
Some YouTube commentators said the creature might be a capybara
, a large guinea-pig like rodent native to South America.
Some YouTube commenters said that the creature may actually be a capybara
, a large rodent resembling a guinea pig that is native to South America.
Since then, and before then, Officer -now Chief Marino -has seen everything in between, from an embezzling school superintendent to a wandering capybara
The Pantanal wetland is largely known worldwide for its extraordinary wildlife, particularly the mammal species, which include jaguar, capybara
, marsh deer, giant anteater, and many others, interacting in complex ecological communities.
Information per species on total average weight of meat (dried, salted and chilled) of capybara
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris and cayman (Melanosuchus niger and/or Caiman crocodilus crocodilus) was obtained from the salespeople themselves.
45 Newbury The Spanish name for a capybara
, the largest-living rodent in the world.
Aggression, dominance, and mating success among capybara
males (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris).
Animals that are familiar to youngsters such as otters dolphins hippos and beavers are featured alongside rare mammals like the capybara
the water vole and the platypus.