The Largest Rodent in the world
The capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) is the largest rodent in the world, followed by the beaver, porcupine, and mara. Its closest relatives are guinea pigs and rock cavies, and is more distantly related to the agouti, chinchillas, and the coypu. Native to South America, the capybara inhabits savannas and dense forests and lives near bodies of water. It is a highly social species and can be found in groups as large as 100 individuals, but usually lives in groups of 10–20 individuals. The capybara is not a threatened species, though it is hunted for its meat and hide and also for a grease from its thick fatty skin which is used in the pharmaceutical trade.

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Capybara - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) is The Largest Rodent in the world, followed by the beaver, porcupine, and mara. Its closest relatives are guinea pigs  ...
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Capybara - The World's Largest Rodent | Animal Pictures and Facts ...
Capybara - The World's Largest Rodent is a social grass grazer that loves to swim and doesn't sleep very much. Tastes like pork or fish?
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Capybaras: The Largest Rodent In The World | Britannica Blog
Oct 14, 2013 ... Capybaras are the largest rodents in the world. Are they also the cutest? You decide after the jump.
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The Capybara Page
Welcome to the Capybara Page. Home of the World's Largest Rodent Since 1998 . Pages that are keeping up with capybara developments more regularly than ...
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Meet the capybara: world's largest rodent, and your next pet | Death ...
Jul 8, 2013 ... In case you hadn't heard, the latest craze in pets is the capybara. The Largest Rodent in the world is an adorable, smart, and absurd addition to ...
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World's largest rodent spotted running along river bank after ...
Jul 12, 2013 ... The capybara caused a fuss after it was spotted at the Henley Regatta after it escaped from Lady Judy McAlpine's animal sanctuary at Fawley ...
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He's e-gnaw-mous! Couple live with world's largest rodent - The Sun
Jun 21, 2013 ... MELANIE Typaldos and husband Richard happily share their home with their pet capybara — called Gary — letting him sleep in their bed and ...
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The biggest spider in the world is Goliath Bird-eater (Theraphosa blondi), from the tarantula group. It lives in the rain forests of South America.
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15 of the Largest Animals in the World…
Our world is full of creatures big and small, short and tall. Below the Sifter looks at 15 of the largest animals in the world, classified by various categories such ...
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World's Largest Rodent: Buffalo-Size Fossil Discovered
Sep 22, 2003 ... View images of the world's largest rodent: Go>> ... said Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra , a paleontologist at the University of Tübingen in Germany.
Capybara - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) is The Largest Rodent in the world, followed by the beaver, porcupine, and mara. ... It is a highly social species and can be found in groups as large as 100 ..... Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 1556.
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This article is about all beaver species worldwide. For the North American ... They are the second-largest rodent in the world (after the capybara). Their colonies create ..... Calgary, Alberta, Canada: University of Calgary Press. pp. 227–236.
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The capybara, the largest living rodent, can weigh up to 91 kg (200 lb). Many rodents are .... Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Johns Hopkins ... University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Retrieved ...
Megapixels: Monkeys Take A Ride On The World's Largest Rodent ...
Mar 15, 2013 ... While squirrel monkeys live in trees up to 60 feet high, capybaras—the world's largest rodents—dwell along river banks. But at the Beekse ...
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Sep 18, 2003 ... The largest rodent that ever lived, Phoberomys pattersoni, weighed about ... Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra of Germany's University of Tübingen.
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Sep 22, 2003 ... The largest rodent that ever lived, Phoberomys pattersoni, weighed about ... Marcelo R. Sánchez-Villagra of Germany's University of Tübingen.
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Biggest rodent 'shrinks in size'
May 20, 2008 ... The largest rodent ever recorded might not have been as big as has ... Dr Virginie Millien, from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, said the ...
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Jan 16, 2008 ... The 'biggest ever' rodent lived two million years ago in what is now ... animal because of its size," says Marcelo Sánchez of the University of ...
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Capybaras—the largest rodents in the world—show little resemblance to their ... at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pittsburgh, Bradford.
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Capybara: The World's Largest Rodent
Capybara: The World's Largest Rodent
Natalie Lunis, 2010
Describes the natural habitat, physical characteristics, diet, life cycle, and behavior of the capybara, the world's largest rodent.
Capybaras: a natural history of the world's largest rodent
Capybaras: a natural history of the world's largest rodent
Rexford D. Lord, 2009
Featuring dozens of photographs, comprehensive tables illustrating key traits and population information, and practical explanations of current ranch management methodology, this volume is the most extensive reference work on capybaras that ...
Capybaras: A Natural History of the World's Largest Rodent
Capybaras: A Natural History of the World's Largest Rodent
Rexford D. Lord, 2009
Capybaras—the largest rodents in the world—show little resemblance to their guinea pig relatives. Robust and agile, they reach the size of a small pig and weigh upward of 100 pounds at maturity. This natural history details all aspects of the present body of information about their anatomy, ecology, behavior, biology, conservation, management, and ...
Integrated Pest Management: Current Concepts and Ecological ...
Integrated Pest Management: Current Concepts and Ecological ...
Dharam P Abrol, 2013
Effective management of rodent pests in agro-ecosystems can result in at least a moderate 5% increase in food productivity. ... However, The Largest Rodent in the world, the Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), weighs up to 60 kg and the ...
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) (National Geographic Kids)
5,000 Awesome Facts (About Everything!) (National Geographic Kids)
National Geographic Kids, 2012
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Countries of the World
Countries of the World
ABDO Publishing Staff, Abdo Publishing Company, 2011
Northeast Argentina features some of the most exotic plant and animal species, from the capybara, the world's largest rodent; to the caiman, which is a relative of the crocodile; to the black howler monkey. Large, colorful birds fill the trees and ...
National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More!
National Geographic Animal Encyclopedia: 2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More!
Lucy Spelman, 2012
No less than 2,500 animals are included in this oversize encyclopedic reference. The organization reinforces lessons learned in science class, as it is separated into vertebrate and invertebrate animals and then further subdivided by phylum. Each species gets its own page with dynamic color photos of creatures in their natural habitat, while author...
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Capybaras: The Largest Rodent In The World | Britannica Blog
Capybaras are the largest rodents in the world. Are they also the cutest? You decide after the jump.
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World's largest rodent at Henley Regatta (From Bucks Free Press)
AN EXOTIC creature which had hit the headlines this year after escaping has grabbed the limelight again - this time at Henley Regatta.
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Meet the capybara: world’s largest rodent, and your next pet | Death and Taxes
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VIDEO: Texas woman keeps world’s largest rodent as pet | Dallas Morning News
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Anaconda vs. Capybara (World’s Largest Rodent) – Big Rat Rips Anaconda Open From The Inside - College Dose – Your Daily Dose of College Life
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World’s largest rodent adopts hotel lawn as new haunt | Bucks Free Press | Dobbye the Capybara
Jack is my kind of hero! And there's not much news in Wycombe these days, because here he is again, making news! Click the link below to see the original news item: World's largest rodent adopts hotel lawn as new haunt (From Bucks Free Press).
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THE WORLD’S LARGEST RODENT
A capybara is the largest species of rodent in the world, about the size of a dog. 50-pound capybara Gary is The Largest Rodent in the world. Typaldos and Loveman, 54, fell in love with the South American rodents while vacationing in Venezuela and later found one from a breeder in Arkansas.Since capybaras spend most of their time in the water, the couple added an above-ground pool for Gary and introduced him to their other pets, including a horse, a [...]
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A dead man fell from the sky...: Attack of the Giant Rodents
Two days after the author talk at Mysterious Galaxy, I was taken on a tour of the world famous San Diego Zoo, by none other than zoo volunteer and well known giraffe-kisser L. T.
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Expanded Consciousness: The 4 Biggest Myths About the Human Brain
What is it that makes the human brain so special? Sure it's big — but it's far from the biggest brain around. You've heard that your brain contains 100 billion neurons — but where does that number really come from, and how does it stack up against other species?
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