Animal report leal

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Animal report leal

  1. 1. capybara Joanna Leal
  2. 2. Table of contents
  3. 3. Habitat South AmericA’S rAin foreStS brazil, Columbia, Peru, and many more Virginia, USA Rivers, streams live in the grass lands Live around their food 24 to 49 acres Uses habitat to hide from enemies Red= capybara
  4. 4. Food and water Eat plants from underwater Herbivores Melon , squash , And grains Eat six to eight pounds a day Eat their droppings Need special bacteria to help them eat Never eat in the same place
  5. 5. Daily Behaviors Active at night Foxes , Jaguars , vultures , and alligator- camin Water helps protect their skin When a predator comes they put the young in the middle Sound alarm when a predator comes
  6. 6. Family structure The male is the leader 100 capybaras in a herd In a miniature family there are 5 In one herd there is one male and several females Purr when active Form up to 50 herds Join groups in dry season Females the leader choose to mate
  7. 7. Interesting Facts warm blooded Largest rodent in the world Belly is yellow Gallop as fast as a horse Mate for life 60 centimeters long Brown or red in color Last 8 to 10 yeas in the wild
  8. 8. Bibliography Richard, Taylor. Wildlife and Plants. New York: MC, 2007. Rosenthal, Mark. Capybaras. Chicago : A division Ree Eleevier Inc. Raintree 2003.

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