Fauna of Uruguay
|Fauna of Uruguay|
It is characteristic of the Uruguayan savanna. Grazing mammals include the Pampas deer (Ozotoceros bezoarticus), the gray brocket or Guazuvirá deer (Mazama gouazoubira), and the capybara (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris), the world's largest living rodent.
There are several snakes, with four venomous species: the rattlesnake (Crotalus durissus terrificus), coral snake (Micrurus altirostris), yarará (Bothrops pubescens), and crossed pit viper (Bothrops alternatus).
- List of amphibians of Uruguay
- List of birds of Uruguay
- List of mammals of Uruguay
- List of non-marine molluscs of Uruguay
- Flora of Uruguay
- Uruguayan savanna