By CBS13 Staff

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Sacramento Zoo has a new resident.

On Tuesday, the zoo formally introduced Chigüiro the capybara – a South American animal known for being the largest rodent in the world.

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Capybara’s are adapted for life on land and in water. The zoo says visitors will often see Chigüiro wading in her pool. Her favorite food is corn on the cob, bell peppers, and bamboo.

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Chigüiro is also quite curious, the zoo says, and may often be seen watching visitors at the glass.

Beata the anteater and Chigüiro are taking turns in the same habitat, the zoo says. Visitors can expect to see Chigüiro from the morning until early afternoon, with Beata being known for sleeping until the afternoon.

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Donors helped transport and name Chigüiro.