Gallery description : capybara picture

The life span is 8 - 10 years. The average weight is 30kg - 70kg (66lbs - 154lbs). Capybara which scientific name is hydrochoerus hydrochaeris usually grows 100cm - 130cm (39in - 51in). The top speed it is able to reach is 35kph (22mph). Capybara usually lives in dense vegetation close to freshwater. It has a fur skin type. The preferred food type is herbivore.

Facts about capybaras
NameCapybara
Average Litter Size5
ClassMammalia
LifestyleNocturnal/crepuscular
Common NameCapybara
DietHerbivore
GroupMammal
Size (L)100cm - 130cm (39in - 51in)
ColourBrown, yellow, red, grey
Life Span8 - 10 years
PhylumChordata
HabitatDense vegetation close to freshwater
Scientific NameHydrochoerus hydrochaeris
FamilyCaviidae
OrderRodentia
Weight30kg - 70kg (66lbs - 154lbs)
KingdomAnimalia
Top Speed35kph (22mph)
PreyGrasses, aquatic plants, bark
PredatorsJaguar, caiman, harpy eagle
GenusHydrochoerus
Skin TypeFur
Conservation StatusLeast concern
Image Details
Description Capybara picture. Featured Animal: Capybara - Animal Fact Guide
Width 1216 pixels
Heigh 768 pixels
File type JPG
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