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Beverrat Myocastor coypus

Foto: Gerard Blokhuis

Indeling

Myocastoridae [familie]
Myocastor [genus] (1/1)
coypus [soort]

Coypus originates from South America and has been introduced in Europe for fur production in the 20th century. In the Netherlands escaped animals have built large populations, which are being controlled by means of catching of live specimens. 

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Auteur(s)

Hollander, H.