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Capybara (Hydrochoerus capybara), world's largest rodent. It looks like a large guinea pig, weighing up to 120 lb (54 kg) and standing 21 in (53 cm) at the shoulder. The fur is coarse and grey-brown. Capybaras are found in wet areas of northern South America where they live a largely aquatic life, swimming with only their high-set nose, eyes, and ears showing.

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