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The coypu.

Image ID: 822186

The coypu. (1895)

Image Details

Image Title

:  The coypu.

Published Date

: 1895

Specific Material Type

: Prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : b&w ; 18 x 14 cm. (7 x 5 1/2 in.)


: Written on border: "Its fur = nudria" "Myocastor, syn." Printed on border: "1/5 nat. size." "Widely different in its habits from the tucotuco is the coypu (Myopotamus coypu) of South America, which is one of the largest members of the order, attaining a length of from 20 inches to 2 feet, exclusive of the tail. It belongs to a group of several genera distinguished from the preceding American examples by the very harsh nature of the fur, and depth of the folds of enamel in the half-rooted or rootless molars." Includes additional text.

Original Source

: From The Royal natural history. Warne, 1894-1896) Lydekker, Richard (1849-1915), Editor.


: Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection / Animals -- C

Source Description

: 1 folder (28 pictures)


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Catalog Call Number

: PC ANI-(C)

Digital ID

: 822186

Record ID

: 719600

Digital Item Published

: 10-27-2005; updated 3-25-2011

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