By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS) — You can now see the world’s largest rodents at the Brookfield Zoo.

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Capybaras are making a new home there for the first time in more than 40 years. The zoo has one male and two females and they’re getting used to their new outdoor habitat.

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The rodents are closely related to guinea pigs and can get 20 inches tall and 51 inches long.

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CBS 2 Chicago Staff