NEOTROPICAL Tropical Freshwater

The mammals of the tropical freshwater flooded grasslands and wetlands of South and Central America...

Order Rodentia

Family Caviidae

Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, 'Capybara', 'Capivara' (Brazil), Chig├╝ire (Colombia), (Hotel Pantanal Mato Grosso, Brazil). The world's largest rodents. Found wherever there is freshwater over much of tropical South America.

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