Has 3 to 4 litters a year, having 1 to 3 pups at a time, and a gestation period of 96 days. A peculiar reproduction habit of this rodent that is not shared by many is the fact that it is a monogamous animal, finding her mate for life.
The Mara is endemic to Argentina, but is found all over the Chilean side of Patagonia nonetheless.
Completely herbivorous, feeding on grasses and herbs. Within the park they are the preyed by mountain lions, eagles, foxes and other flying predators. It has the ability of living without consuming water thanks to their metabolism and diet
Found mainly in thickets, pampa and Patagonian Step regions.