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Patagonian Maras

Patagonian Mara
Southern South America

Patagonian Maras


The Patagonian mara, is a relatively large rodent in the mara genus. It is also known as the Patagonian cavy, Patagonian hare or dillaby.

Fun Facts
  • Main predators are jaguars.
  • They squeal like guinea pigs.
  • Can run up to 30 mph.

Near Threatened. Likely to become endangered in the near future