Capybaras are grazers, feeding mainly on grasses and aquatic plants. Bark and fruit are consumed occasionally. They are also cophrophagous and spend part of each morning re-ingesting the previous day’s food.
Plant Foods: leaves; wood, bark, or stems; seeds, grains, and nuts; fruit
Other Foods: dung
Primary Diet: herbivore (Folivore , Lignivore); coprophage