Capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris)

Interesting :

- It is the largest rodent - Fur is reddish brown or grey, no tail - Female is rather larger than male with 35 to 66 kg in weight

Habitat :

South America

Food :

- Plants preferably leaves and barks

Behavior :

- Reach maturity at age 18 months

Current Status :

Leaet Concern

Taxonomy

Conservation status : - Found in natural environment

Age :

- Average lifespan is 6 -12 years

Reproductive :

- It can mate throughout the year with a monoestrous. Mating usually occurs before rainy season - Gestation lasts 130 to 150 days - Give birth to 4 to 5 infants each time

Point of view :


Update : 11 April 2017