Myocastoridae

Morphology

Weight
up to 10 kg

Classification

Classe
Mammals
Order
Rodents
Family
Myocastoridae
Myocastor coypus
 

diet

It feeds on aquatic plants, roots, grass and bark, as well as cereals like wheat or corn.


Habitat

Found in almost the entire metropolitan territory. It is also found in Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Greece and the Balkans, on the west coast of the United States and in South America, its native range.