Mother Capybara with Child at Iguaçu Falls in Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil

Another animal you are likely to encounter at Iguaçu Falls is the capybara. This semiaquatic native of South America is the world’s largest rodent. An adult female like this one can measure up to 4.5 feet and weigh over 150 pounds. Watch for them grazing in clusters of 10 to 20 animals.

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Parque Nacional do Iguaçu, Rod, Br-469, Km 18 - Foz do Iguaçu - PR, 85853-830, Brazil

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