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Old Comments:

2011-02-05 13:40:21
Thankyou for the added info and research done on your picture. Food for thought!
2011-02-04 20:43:13
Very much appreciated !
2011-02-04 17:22:32
Thank you Annabel. I feel sometime compelled to add a bit of extra information like this and it is always nice to learn that it is appreciated.
2011-02-03 15:51:18
Thank you for adding information to your photos. It is so interesting to learn about the background of the subject.
2011-02-03 13:14:58
Capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), like those featured here, are social animals typically living in groups of 20 to 30 in Panatanal in Brazil. Spanish settlers argued that because they spent so much time in the water, the church should classify them as fish so they could be eaten at Lent. While no longer considered endangered, they are a food source for many threatened species, such as jaguars, caimans, and various eagles. Hunting of capybaras for their meat, said to taste like pork, indirectly threatens other life.