South America's Unusual Animals in Stunning Close-ups

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A couple of capybaras showing affection for each-other. These rodents can grow up to 130 centimetres (4.3 ft) in length, and weigh up to 65 kg (140 lb).

Despite their cuteness, capybaras are hunted for meat and pelts, or killed by people who see their grazing as competition for livestock.

Photo credit: Rossi Fox Production.