Capybaras continue to grow in popularity. The babies are so adorable that almost everyone who sees them wants one. We have seen a few come into rescues, but it was […]
When I meet people savvy enough to know that capybaras are from South America (and not Australia), they love to point out that people down there eat them. That may […]
I never tire of looking at capybaras in the wild. It’s not as easy as it sounds. Even if you are in South America they are somewhat elusive. So I […]
This book is a gem: I love everything about it!
Oh sure, the capybara is a species of “Least Concern” but that doesn’t mean they are invincible, like cockroaches. It just means they aren’t yet as endangered as elephants or […]
A moment of silence, please, for this late individual.
“The mountain beaver is a rodent like no other. Just don’t call it a living fossil.” If you read Prince Dobalob Builds a Zeppelin, you have already been introduced to […]
The Japanese zoos seem to have created the best habitats for capybaras, based upon their prolific breeding. Our zoos in the USA don’t seem to have nearly as much reproductive […]
A capybara changes you forever. Losing one forces you to adjust your perspective in an inside-out contortion. For those who are vicarious observers of capybara relationships, understand that in our […]
Let’s take a look at a couple of recently updated Globo 1 articles about capybaras in the Brazilian capital, Brasília. This is what happens when the government decides to plunk […]