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Coypu

The coypu resembles a rat but body length is up to 60 cm (2 feet). The tail is naked and round, unlike that of a beaver or muskrat (flattened). This aquatic South America native has a reputation for denuding stream banks and causing erosion into water courses from extensive burrowing.

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