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Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris (Capybara) is a species of rodents in the family guinea pigs. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is found in the Neotropics. Capybara is a folivore. Individuals are known to live for 144 months and can grow to 62450 g. Reproduction is dioecious. Capybara relies on running to move around.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Capybara. View this species on GBIF