Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

Otago Museum is open in Level 1. We are using NZ Covid Tracer for contact tracing, please download, or use our Wi-Fi on arrival.

Capybara, Hydrochoeris hydrochaeris, VT2404

Physical Description

Capybara mounted on a historic wooden base in a sitting position. Anterior legs are straight and posterior ones are folded under the body. Prominent incisors are exposed, with a cream coloured enamel.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 480 x 840 x 300mm

All Rights Reserved