Capybaras are tropical rodents. They live near the equator where all seasons are mild. Daylight hours are roughly equivalent in length to nighttime hours throughout the year. There isn’t an […]
South America is chock full of capybaras and it is lovely to view them from afar, grazing along a river. They don’t always stay there, and like naughty animals everywhere, […]
Yes, I know it’s called the ROUS Foundation, but why isn’t it named after Caplin ROUS? At this ten year anniversary, we have even more reason to honor him. More […]
I suspect if reincarnation is a thing, I am coming back as a capybara. There is little question of that. To whom it may concern: might I please return as […]
Lemmings are tiny Inuit hamsters. They are tough and winter hardy and that rumor about jumping off a cliff is a bunch of hooey. These are smart little guys.
If you like large rodents, check out the Patagonian Mara. These cuties are from Argentina and thereabouts. Like capybaras, they are big rodents. Unlike capybaras, they are slender and more […]
Capybaras are vegetarians. To be more precise, they are graminivores: they mostly eat grass. Like wild rabbits and guinea pigs, they graze and eat the unlucky apple or squash they […]
It’s that time of year again. The Japanese zoos heat up the hot tubs for the capybaras. The fruit floating in the onsen (hot tub) is yuzu, a citrus related […]
It doesn’t get better than this!
It’s October. Are you ready to see capybaras in costume? How about some mini-capybaras?