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 […]
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!
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?