The ocelot is quite small measuring 3 to 4.5 feet in length and weighing just 30 pounds.It has quite powerful legs making it one of the fastest wildcats. It has coat of light yellow with black spots and bars, making it a camouflage in the darkness and in tall grass. It hunts at night and spends most of the day secure from predators in high trees. Its diet consists of birds, deer, agouti, and mice. The capybara is the largest extant rodent in the world. Native to South America, the capybara inhabits savannas and dense forests and lives near bodies of water. It is a highly social species and can be found in groups as large as 100 individuals, but usually live in groups of 10–20 individuals. The Marsh Deer lives only in marsh areas of pantanal usually with the water level reaching half a meter deep. Formerly found through all of tropical South America today it is reduced to small isolated populations at marsh and lagoon zones in the basins of the rivers Paraná and Paraguay.
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