Myocastor coypus

credit: Petar Miloöević/CCSA

A large, brown, aquatic rodent (also known as the Nutria) with a rounded tail. Larger than muskrats and smaller than Beaver. Coarse, brown outer fur covers a softer, denser underfur.

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