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Table Of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1. General Characteristics of the Capybara
Taxonomy and Distribution
History
Description
Status
2. Anatomy and Physiology
Head
Dentition
Feet
Skin
Stomach, Intestine, and Cecum
Reproductive System
3. Natural History, Ecology, and Behavior
Habitat
Social Behavior
Sexual Behavior
Feeding Behavior
Agonistic Behavior
Vocalizations
Grooming and Physical Contact
Activity Cycles
Home Range and Territory
Symbiosis
Food and Digestion
Reproduction
Mortality
4. Diseases, Parasites, and Hazards
Parasites
National Studies
Hazards
5. Census and Population
Capybara Populations
Populations on Hato El Cedral
Sex Ratio and Age Distribution
Calculating Populations
Population Results
Age
6. Conservation and Management
Harvest
Management
Commercial Potential
National Management of Capybaras in Venezuela
Maintenance and Breeding in Captivity
7. Case History: A 10-Year Population Study
Censuses
Calculation Methods
Appendix 1: Census Routes for Capybaras, Hato el Cedral, Apure, Venezuela
Appendix 2: Capybara Censuses, Hato el Cedral, Apure, Venezuela
Appendix 3: A Synopsis of the Capybara
References
Index

Capybaras
A Natural History of the World's Largest Rodent
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Publication Date: 1 Sep 2009
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Trim Size: 6" x 9"
Page Count: 200 pages
Illustrations: 33 color photos, 33 b&w photos, 14 line drawings, 2 maps
ISBN: 9780801891632