Talk about a rodent of unusual size. The biggest rodent to ever stalk the Earth lived about 3 million years ago in what is now South Africa — and...

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Talk about a rodent of unusual size. The biggest rodent to ever stalk the Earth lived about 3 million years ago in what is now South Africa — and...

El roedor más grande que jamás ha existido nunca se conocerá, pero posiblemente Josephoartigasia monesi se acercara mucho a este record. Vivió en Sudamérica durante el plioceno y un reciente estudio sugiere que usaba sus incisivos como mecanismo de defensa

Biggest rodent 'fought with teeth' like tusks

El roedor más grande que jamás ha existido nunca se conocerá, pero posiblemente Josephoartigasia monesi se acercara mucho a este record. Vivió en Sudamérica durante el plioceno y un reciente estudio sugiere que usaba sus incisivos como mecanismo de defensa

22.) Josephoartigasia: This capybara-like animal was the biggest rodent on the planet, weighing up to 1000kg.

22.) Josephoartigasia: This capybara-like animal was the biggest rodent on the planet, weighing up to 1000kg.

Meet capybara - the most friendly and peaceful animal species ever! |

Meet capybara - the most friendly and peaceful animal species ever!

Meet capybara - the most friendly and peaceful animal species ever! |

Capybara is the biggest rodent on the planet. But this isn’t the only remarkable thing about it. Capybara seems to be able to make friends with any animal in the world. Sounds impossible? Then check it for yourself!

Meet capybara - the most friendly and peaceful animal species ever!

Capybara is the biggest rodent on the planet. But this isn’t the only remarkable thing about it. Capybara seems to be able to make friends with any animal in the world. Sounds impossible? Then check it for yourself!

Capybara's are truly the world's chillest animal http://ift.tt/2oX7BnY

Capybara's are truly the world's chillest animal http://ift.tt/2oX7BnY

A capybara, the world’s biggest rodent, often found grazing around giant armadillo burrows. Photograph: Maramedia

David Attenborough and BBC take us to Hotel Armadillo – in pictures

A capybara, the world’s biggest rodent, often found grazing around giant armadillo burrows. Photograph: Maramedia

A comprehensive list of the world's biggest mammals by type, ranging from whales to hedgehogs.: Biggest Rodent - The Capybara (150 Pounds)

The 20 Biggest Mammals, from Whales to Rodents

A comprehensive list of the world's biggest mammals by type, ranging from whales to hedgehogs.: Biggest Rodent - The Capybara (150 Pounds)

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