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Capybara

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
Order: Rodentia
Family: Caviidae

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Rodent of unusual size

capybara
Araras Lodge
April 2, 2011

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Can they read??

capybara

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Just what the rodent watered

capybara
Araras Lodge

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Trying to keep his head above water

capybara
Araras Lodge

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The eye of the capybara

capybara

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What the heck is that thing?

capybara

Apparently, it is called "a morillo" and it is one of two scent glands. There is also a scent gland on the other end (not depicted).
Araras Lodge

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Hitch-hiker

capybara and bird
Cattle Tyrant Machetornis rixosa Transpantaneira "highway"

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Capybara and Darwin

capybara and darwin
Transpantaneira "highway"

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Acquatic mating

capybara and darwin
Transpantaneira "highway"

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Capybara printed

capybara and darwin

Transpantaneira "highway"

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Last modified: November 27, 2013
Created: April 16, 2011