Capybara is the largest living rodent in the world today. It can reach a weight of up to 66kg! It inhabits the lowlands of South America,
living along the rivers and lakes. It is an excellent swimmer and can stay under water for five minutes. The intelligence of these creatures
becomes apparent when, after taming, they are able to act as guides for the blind.
- Latin name: Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
- IUCN Red List – LC – Least Concern