Patagonian Mara Rodent Facts & Photos

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Patagonian Mara Rodent

  • Length: 60-80 cm
  • Tail: 2.5-4 cm
  • Weight: 7-9 kg(15-20 lb)
  • Socialunit: Pair
  • Status: Nearthreatened

The Patagonian Mara is a large, long-legged rodent that resembles a small deer inlooks and behaviour. It has a white, collar-like neck patch andwhitish fringeto the short tail. The muzzle is long; the eyes and ears large.

The mara runsand jumps well, and is mainly a grazer on grass and low shrubs. Patagonian Mara Rodent Male-femalepairs stay together for life, digging a large burrow for their 1-3 offspring.

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