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Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, Montréal Biodôme
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February 20, 2007, 08:35 AM
This is capybara - the largest rodent in the world. Nice shot!
February 20, 2007, 01:54 PM
Yes, that's the name I was trying to remember! Thanks.
February 20, 2007, 08:05 PM
Tho the sound is quite close, here in Brasil, we call them capivaras
February 21, 2007, 05:01 AM
This is probably one of those things that changed in translation from the local language to English. See
I changed the title to reflect the Latin name. This pleases everyone by pleasing no one!
March 14, 2007, 04:41 PM
hehe...look at those faces... they're great!!
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This photo was taken on August 17, 2004 at 09:28 PM and uploaded on February 20, 2007 at 05:05 AM.
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