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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Capybara information July 25, 2016

Capybara Animal Profile Capybaras’ scientific name is “Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris”, but they are given many different names in Central and South America. Some of the most common names are chiguiree, capivara, caprincho and ronsoco. In the past, they are even called water hog. Since the 16th century, these lovely animals have attracted the interest of explorers…

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Capybara as Pets July 18, 2016

While capybaras are naturally tame, having capybaras as pets is nowhere near like having dogs. Thus, before you go to your chosen breeder and purchase a young capybara, it is crucial that you know their needs and what it’s like to have them as pets. Is it legal in your State? First and foremost of…

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Baby Capybara July 11, 2016

In October of last year (2015), a baby capybara was born in Chester Zoo, UK. And at only two-weeks old, this tiny rodent can already walk, run and even swim on its own. Capybaras are the world’s largest rodents; they’re semi-aquatic mammals that came from South America. They can be as large as dogs as…

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Pet Capybara July 4, 2016

Pet Capybara, Things You Need to Know Before Owning One as Pet When first learning about capybaras, most people are either repelled or intrigued. Those who belong to the latter are tempted to get a capybara as pet. This of course, leads to an inevitable question of cost; how much does capybaras cost? How much…

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