What is a Capybara? - Facts, Adaptations & Habitat


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To which areas are the capybara native?

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1. Which traits characterize rodents?

2. Why does the capybara need water?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Approximately how many capybaras would you typically find traveling in a group? This helpful quiz and worksheet will test your ability to answer this question and others related to this rodent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The native land of the capybara
  • Traits that characterize rodents
  • Why capybara require water
  • Capybara adaptations
  • Typical size of a group of capybaras

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about capybaras, like how their bodies have adapted over time
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why capybara require water and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the native land of the capybara

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this animal, review the related lesson titled What is a Capybara? - Facts, Adaptations & Habitat. Here are a few examples of what's included in this lesson:

  • The size of capybaras compared to other rodents
  • A list of recognizable rodents
  • Various characteristics of the capybara
  • Capybara communication