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Coypu

(Myocastor coypus)

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Description

Myocastor coypus,commonly called coipo,coipu,false otter,nutria roedora,quiyá or in a more ambiguous way " otter ",is a species of histricomorphic rodent typical of southern South America,similar to the beaver.It lives in different types of wetlands.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Mammalia
Order:Rodentia
Family:Myocastoridae
Genus:Myocastor
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