The Patagonian Mara

The Patagonian mara (Dolichotis patagonum) is an unusual, long-legged rodent with highly unique social behaviours. Also known as the Patagonian cavy, this rabbit-like mammal roams across open habitats in Argentina, including large areas of Patagonia. Their rear legs are long and powerful - an adaption allowing them to hop and sprint away from predators. Patagonian … Continue reading The Patagonian Mara