Capybaras
Emely Montano
Table of Contents
Habitats
South America: Panama, Argentina
Rainforest, grass areas, lakes, swampy areas
24-49 acres
Moist parts
Food and Water
 Herbivores: plants, squash, hay
6 – 8 pounds
 Don’t eat same place
 Eat droppings
 Special bacteria
...
Family Structure Male leader
 Male and female alike
100 capybaras herd
50-60 in lake
 Friendly
1-6 capybaras born
 ...
Daily Behaviors
 Active at night, search for food in cool day
 Foxes, jaguars, vultures, alligators (common) , and
anaco...
Interesting Facts No tail
 Live 8-10 years
3 toes
 Long body 3-4 feet 60 centimeters long
60-100 pounds
 Gallop fast...
Bibliography
Rosenthal, Mark. Capybaras. Chicago : A Divion Rec
Eleevier Inc. Railree, 2003.
Richers , Taylor. World Book ...
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  1. 1. Capybaras Emely Montano
  2. 2. Table of Contents
  3. 3. Habitats South America: Panama, Argentina Rainforest, grass areas, lakes, swampy areas 24-49 acres Moist parts
  4. 4. Food and Water  Herbivores: plants, squash, hay 6 – 8 pounds  Don’t eat same place  Eat droppings  Special bacteria  Hard digest  Choose food carefully
  5. 5. Family Structure Male leader  Male and female alike 100 capybaras herd 50-60 in lake  Friendly 1-6 capybaras born  Join groups in dry seasons 2 pounds when born  Mate in November  Mate in water  Mate for life
  6. 6. Daily Behaviors  Active at night, search for food in cool day  Foxes, jaguars, vultures, alligators (common) , and anacondas  Cough or bark  Dive to water, their young in the middle
  7. 7. Interesting Facts No tail  Live 8-10 years 3 toes  Long body 3-4 feet 60 centimeters long 60-100 pounds  Gallop fast  Drink milk 3-5 months
  8. 8. Bibliography Rosenthal, Mark. Capybaras. Chicago : A Divion Rec Eleevier Inc. Railree, 2003. Richers , Taylor. World Book Incobida. Chicago: Field Entrepries, 2008

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