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.
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 […]
Capybara videos circulate constantly. I stash them aside, hoping I’ll find a use for them, and finally trash them. Let’s clean out that folder right now. Here are three videos […]
I want to be reborn as a capybara in a Japanese zoo.
Sadly, I have discovered a need for a new category of news here. We’ll call it Misinformation. Maybe I’m cynical, maybe I’m a nit-picker. I do know that the relative […]
Japanese people are enamored of capybaras. Well, isn’t everyone? Of course we are. For some reason, here in the USA, we stop short of displaying them in cafes as entertainment.
Tapirs occupy the same habitat as capybaras. So why did tapirs get all the dramatic coloring and capybaras are just plain brown?
Nice video at the beginning of the article. Japanese capybaras are really spoiled! Click on the link below to see it.“Sinking into steamy hot springs, the giant rodents of Izu […]
We’re celebrating Year of the Rat by expanding our horizons! Who is we? That would be me, Stacy Winnick, and Cody Kennedy. Cody’s capybara, JoeJoe was one of the best […]
I was surprised to discover that there are capybaras in the zoo at Selangor for a couple reasons. First, I had to google Selangor (it’s one of the states in […]