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Monkey frog in Peru, Owl butterfly in the Amazon, Shoebill in Uganda, infant lowland gorilla in gabon, green python in Borneo
Cabybara in Brazil.


CAPYBARA

The capybara is the largest rodent in the world. They are native to South America and are always found near water.

Capybara live in herds and are excellent swimmers. They feed mostly on river plants.




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