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  • Castor canadensis

    American beaver

    The beaver has a brown pelt. Its hind feet are webbed. It has a broad, flat, scaly tail and prominent long, orange incisors.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Rodents
    Family
    Castoridae
  • Callimico goeldii

    Callimico, Goeldi's marmoset

    A callimico has a short, soft coat varying from black to blackish brown. Its fur is 1 to 2 cm long. It has a mane on its neck and shoulders and thick whiskers extending to its lower jaw.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Primates
    Family
    Cebidae
  • Female lynx with her young.

    Canada lynx

    The coat of the Canada lynx is silver grey in winter and brown in summer. This feline has a tuft of long black hairs at the tips of its ears. The end of its short tail is black.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Carnivora
    Family
    Felidae
  • Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris

    Capybara

    A capybara, the world's largest rodent, looks like a giant guinea pig. It has a large rectangular head with large brown eyes and a blunt muzzle.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Rodents
    Family
    Hydrochoeridae
  • Marmosets (Callithrix)

    Common marmoset

    The common marmoset is a small monkey whose head has two tufts of long white hair at ear level. It has a white blaze on its forehead and a black-and-white banded tail.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Primates
    Family
    Callichthyidae
  • Leontopithecus rosalia

    Golden lion tamarin

    The golden lion tamarin has long, golden fur, and an erectile mane; its long, slender fingers end in claws.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Primates
    Family
    Cebidae
  • Artibeus jamaicensis

    Jamaican fruit-eating bat

    The Jamaican fruit-eating bat has a stocky body and a wide, leaf-shaped muzzle with a structure called a nose leaf.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Chiroptera
    Family
    Phyllostomatidae
  • Erethizon dorsatum

    North American porcupine

    The American porcupine is quite a stocky animal. It’s the world’s third biggest rodent after the capybara and the beaver. Despite its quills, the porcupine’s coat is soft.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Rodents
    Family
    Erethizontidae
  • Lontra canadensis

    North american river otter

    A river otter has thick, glossy dark brown fur, lighter on the belly. Its toes are webbed. It has a long, tapered tail that is broader at the base.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Carnivora
    Family
    Mustelidae
  • Procyon lotor

    Northern raccoon

    Its stocky body varies in colour from one region to another, ranging from grey to reddish-brown.  It has short legs.

    Class
    Mammalia
    Order
    Carnivora
    Family
    Procyonidae

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