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Example sentences for "capybara"

Lexicographically close words:
captures; capturing; captus; capull; caput; capybaras; car; carabao; carabaos; carabine
  1. Often a capybara would stand or sit on its haunches in the water, with only its blunt, short-eared head above the surface, quite heedless of our presence.

  2. When a capybara was shot and sank in the water, the piranhas at once attacked it, and had eaten half the carcass ten minutes later.

  3. However, no tapir was found; Kermit killed a collared peccary, and I shot a capybara representing a color-phase the naturalists wished.

  4. The capybara is a game animal only in the sense that a hare or rabbit is.

  5. Evidently they did not molest either cayman or capybara while it was unwounded; but blood excited them to frenzy.

  6. The bony palate between the grinding teeth is sometimes as in the Hares very short, sometimes as in the Capybara very long.

  7. In the Rats, Porcupines and Squirrels, there are five digits, in the Hares only four, and in the Capybara and some of its allies only three.

  8. It embraces animals of fair to large size, the Capybara {492} (or Carpincho) being the greatest of existing Rodents.

  9. The Capybara or Carpincho is largely aquatic in its habits.

  10. Pencroft looked from one to the other, his capybara in his hand, without saying a word.

  11. Neb prepared some agouti soup, a smoked capybara ham, to which was added the boiled tubercules of the "caladium macrorhizum," an herbaceous plant of the arum family.

  12. This game was eaten fresh, but they preserved some capybara hams, by smoking them above a fire of green wood, after having perfumed them with sweet-smelling leaves.

  13. Meanwhile, the capybara did not struggle against the dog.

  14. The remains of the capybara would be enough to sustain Harding and his companions for at least twenty-four hours.

  15. Pencroft hoisted the capybara on his shoulders, and judging by the height of the sun that it was about two o'clock, he gave the signal to return.

  16. The remains of the capybara and some dozens of the stone-pine almonds formed their supper.

  17. The flesh of the capybara was declared excellent.

  18. The old capybara turned round, but we having got behind a tree, she did not see us, and she, being unacquainted with arithmetic, did not discover that one of her young ones was missing.

  19. We did not forget the old capybara and the young ones.

  20. The squeaking was still going on within, so we knew that Dame Capybara and her family were at home.

  21. We gave each of them a jerk, and then springing forward with our sticks, we were just in time before the capybara drew back into her hole to give her a couple of stunning blows on the head.

  22. Here we amused ourselves by skinning and preparing the young capybara for the spit.

  23. That will be better than having no meat to eat, and I dare say a young capybara will be very tender.

  24. Extinct species of capybara occur in the tertiary deposits of Argentina, some of which were considerably larger than the living form.

  25. The Capybara leads no joyous life apparently, for in the water he is perseveringly pursued by the crocodile, and in the plain by the jaguar.

  26. Of the three, the Capybara (Hydrochaerus capybara) is the largest.

  27. The Paca (Coelogenys) differs from the Capybara in the complex structure of his molar teeth.

  28. In the stomach and duodenum of a capybara which I opened I found a very large quantity of a thin yellowish fluid, in which scarcely a fibre could be distinguished.

  29. Can we believe that the Capybara has taken the food of the Toxodon, the Guanaco of the Macrauchenia, the existing small Edentata of their numerous gigantic prototypes?

  30. The largest gnawing animal in the world, the Hydrochaerus capybara (the water-hog), is here also common.

  31. The capybara or ronsoco, the largest of living rodents, is quite common on the river side.

  32. In the stomach and duodenum of a capybara which I opened, I found a very large quantity of a thin yellowish fluid, in which scarcely a fibre could be distinguished.

  33. The capybara is a native of South America, and is generally found in the damp, marshy ground near the banks of the larger rivers.

  34. When fully grown, the capybara is about four feet long, and weighs nearly one hundred pounds.

  35. The above list will hopefully give you a few useful examples demonstrating the appropriate usage of "capybara" in a variety of sentences. We hope that you will now be able to make sentences using this word.