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Patagonian mara (Dolichotis patagonum)
Subject: Patagonian mara (Dolichotis patagonum)
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Patagonian mara (Dolichotis patagonum)

English: Patagonian maras in Valdes Peninsula, Patagonia.
Français : Maras (Lièvres de Patagonie) à la péninsule Valdés, en Patagonie.
Place of discovery
English: Valdes Peninsula, Chubut Province, Patagonie, Argentine.
Français : Péninsule Valdés, province de Chubut, Patagonie, Argentine.
Date 26 July 2007
Photographer - Jason Hollinger

The Patagonian mara (Dolichotis patagonum) is a relatively large rodent in the mara genus (Dolichotis). It is also known as the Patagonian cavy, Patagonian hare or dillaby. This herbivorous, somewhat rabbit-like animal is found in open and semi-open habitats in Argentina, including large parts of Patagonia. It is monogamous, but often breeds in warrens that are shared by several pairs. Order: Rodentia, Family: Caviidae, Subfamily: Dolichotinae, Genus: Dolichotis, Species: Dolichotis patagonum (Zimmermann, 1780).

Dolichotis patagonum (Patagonian Cavy, Patagonian Hare, Patagonian Mara)
Scientific Name: Dolichotis patagonum (Zimmermann, 1780)
Common Names:
Spanish – Mara O Liebre Patagónica
English – Patagonian Mara, Patagonian Hare, Patagonian Cavy
Taxonomic Notes: Generic synonym Pediolagus.

Patagonian hare
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