Nutria Animal Pictures

Myocastor coypus

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capybara vs nutria
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Nutria are known for their orange stained front teeth.

capybara vs nutria
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In Louisiana, the government offered bounties in exchange for killing invasive nutria in order to control their population.

Nutria in river habitat

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Nutria are very prolific animals. One female can produce up to 200 offspring in her lifetime.