Meet our featured animal, the capybara!
Here are five facts about capybaras:
- The capybara takes the title of world’s largest rodent.
- Capybaras are semi-aquatic, spending a lot of time in the water.
- Capybaras can stay submerged underwater for up to 5 minutes.
- Capybaras have special digestive adaptations that allow them to absorb enough nutrients from their highly fibrous diet.
- Very social animals, capybaras live in small family groups of about 10-20.