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Capybara are the world’s largest rodent. They are better at digesting plants than both horses and cows making them a popular animal to farm in the wetlands of South America.
Our Capybara is called Duke. Capybara are excellent swimmers, they have webbed feet and their eyes, ears and nostrils are on the top of their head so they can almost fully submerge their body to hide from predators.
1.1 to 1.3m
35 to 65Kg
Life Span in Wild:
Grasslands, wetlands always near fresh flowing water