For most people, this is Valentine’s Day. For me, it is Dobby’s birthday, and always will be.
Melanie has located not one, but TWO surrogate pet capybaras! Wesley and Fiona live in New Braunfels, Texas, at The Snake Farm! Don’t worry, there aren’t any Anacondas there. At […]
In December of 2013, I flew to Austin again. We actually did have some time to visit and get reacquainted before we ventured out to Texas A&M, but the focus […]
Once again proving that popular media can’t be trusted, National Geographic has misrepresented Melanie Typaldos and her magnificent pet capybara, Garibaldi Rous. Please don’t buy this magazine. Melanie explains why […]
Gari received his veterinary care at Texas A&M University, and was invited to attend the Veterinary School 2012 Open House as a celebrity guest! I was invited along as assistant […]
Visiting Gari was always fun. When Angela visited at the same time, it was a party! Everybody loved to swim with Gari. Gari was always a bit spoiled. All pets […]
When I met Garibaldi Rous, he was already 10 months old and had just come to live with Melanie. In fact, Melanie and I had never met, but she asked […]
In Memorium: Garibaldi Rous Please follow the link below to Gari’s Blog: In Memoriam: Garibaldi Rous « Capybara Madness.
Stinky the capybara is a very talented capybara living at Ljubljana Zoo in Slovenia. Because of his friendship with Simon, a very special volunteer and keeper, he doesn’t seem to […]
When Melanie adopted Gari, he was malnourished and very underweight: at 10 months he weighed only 45 pounds. By the time he was 1-1/2 years old, his weight had increased […]