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Capybara
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Two capybaras
Scientific classification
Unrecognized taxon (fix): Hydrochoerus
Species: Template:Taxonomy/HydrochoerusH. hydrochaeris
Binomial name
Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
(Linnaeus, 1766)
File:Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris range.png
Range

The capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris) is a species of rodent in the Caviidae family. It is the largest extant species of rodent.

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Description

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Distribution/habitat

The Capybara is found within the forests of South America.

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