TITLE

Capybara

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Capybara, Capivara, or Carpinche, an animal found in tropical and subtropical regions of South America, especially in the Amazon and Orinoco river basins. The capybara is the largest rodent known�it usually reaches four feet (1.2 m) in length and weighs 100 pounds (45 kg) or more. Its body is massive, somewhat resembling that of a pig.
ACCESSION #
37309902

 

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