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, […]
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.
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?
Capybaras are gaining in popularity and zoos are finally discovering that people enjoy seeing them. I frequently set aside zoo announcements I stumble upon, but it’s time to clean house.
The Internet has decided that capybaras are terminally chill, meaning they get along with all other animals. During the Year of the Rat, we have covered cats, dogs, and chickens. […]
Capybaras swim. Lots of rodents swim: beavers, muskrats, nutria, even rats. Wild ones swim, of course. They live in or near water. What about captive capybaras, though? Where do they […]