TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY TONY CAMACHO / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Capybara (Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris) resting out of the water. The capybara is a large rodent that lives near bodies of water where it will find plenty of aquatic plants. Besides getting nutrients from water, they also use it to protect themselves from predators. They use dry places to rest. Photographed in the Brazilian Pantanal, South America.
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