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The Capybara is a large rodent that is native to South America. They can weigh up to 75 pounds and measure over 3 feet in length! They are semi-aquatic, meaning they spend a lot of time in the water, and have webbed feet and a waterproof coat that helps keep them insulated.

Capybaras are herbivores and eat mainly grasses, but they will also nibble on tree bark, fruits, and vegetables. They live in groups of 10-20 animals called "herds", and use their long snouts to dig for food beneath the surface of the water or soil.

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Unknown
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IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
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Geeky Facts about the Capybara

Fact 1

Capybaras can dive and stay underwater for up to 5 minutes at a time.

Fact 2

Their teeth never stop growing.

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They are well known for looking like giant guinea pigs.

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Galapagos & Amazon
Galapagos & Amazon

Galapagos & Amazon

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Inca Trail & Amazon Adventure
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Peru
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12 days from

£2,396 / person

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Ecuador: Cotopaxi & the Amazon Jungle
Ecuador: Cotopaxi & the Amazon Jungle

Ecuador: Cotopaxi & the Amazon Jungle

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Ecuador
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3 - Average

8 days from

£2,349 / person

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Manaus Amazon Jungle Adventure 5D/4N
Manaus Amazon Jungle Adventure 5D/4N

Manaus Amazon Jungle Adventure 5D/4N

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Brazil
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5 days from

£527 / person

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Ecuador - Andes, Amazon and Galapagos Islands
Ecuador - Andes, Amazon and Galapagos Islands

Ecuador - Andes, Amazon and Galapagos Islands

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16 days from

£5,795 / person

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The Great Amazon Adventure & Galapagos Discovery
The Great Amazon Adventure & Galapagos Discovery

The Great Amazon Adventure & Galapagos Discovery

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11 days from

£1,993 / person

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Inca Trail & the Amazon Rainforest
Inca Trail & the Amazon Rainforest

Inca Trail & the Amazon Rainforest

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Peru
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15 days from

£3,999 / person

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3 Nights Package in Amazon Jungle with Aircon
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3 Nights Package in Amazon Jungle with Aircon

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The Best of Brazil & Argentina with Brazil's Amazon
The Best of Brazil & Argentina with Brazil's Amazon

The Best of Brazil & Argentina with Brazil's Amazon

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13 days from

£3,493 / person

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Brazil Uncharted
Brazil Uncharted

Brazil Uncharted

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Brazil
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3 - Average

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Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes
Ecuador: Amazon, Hot Springs & Volcanoes

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Inca & Amazon Adventure
Inca & Amazon Adventure

Inca & Amazon Adventure

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Amazon, Incas & Titicaca - 13 days
Amazon, Incas & Titicaca - 13 days

Amazon, Incas & Titicaca - 13 days

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Peru
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13 days from

£2,945 / person

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Andes to Amazon
Andes to Amazon

Andes to Amazon

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Ecuador
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14 days from

£2,549 / person

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Amazon Riverboat Adventure In Depth
Amazon Riverboat Adventure In Depth

Amazon Riverboat Adventure In Depth

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Peru
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2 - Light

9 days from

£2,569 / person

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Inland & Amazon
Inland & Amazon

Inland & Amazon

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Ecuador
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3 - Average

14 days from

£1,519 / person

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Cartagena To Manaus - Trans South America
Cartagena To Manaus - Trans South America

Cartagena To Manaus - Trans South America

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Ultimate South America with Brazil's Amazon & Galapagos Cruise
Ultimate South America with Brazil's Amazon & Galapagos Cruise

Ultimate South America with Brazil's Amazon & Galapagos Cruise

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£10,384 / person

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Pure Brazil
Pure Brazil

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Amazon to the Andes
Amazon to the Andes

Amazon to the Andes

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4 Days Peru Amazon Iquitos Expedition
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4 Days Peru Amazon Iquitos Expedition

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4 days from

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