- Hydrochaeris Hydrochaeris
- Capybaras are the largest rodents in the world. They grow to be 3-4 feet long and can weigh 60-170 pounds. They stand at approximately 1.5 feet high.
- Capybaras have no tail, short legs with webbed feet, and are semi- aquatic.
- They communicate using whistles, barks, grunts, squeaks and clicks.
- Their natural habitats are swamps, marshes, and rainforests in Central and South America.
- Capybaras are herbivores with a diet consisting of water plants, grains, fruits, and grasses.
Location at Palm Beach Zoo
- Found in the Cenote Exhibit
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