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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Capybara As House Pet, Training Your Capybara August 29, 2016

As with most exotic animals with oddly good natures, capybaras has been carried into the world of pet trade and has been domesticated for quite some time. However, just because they’re now being kept as companion animals don’t necessarily means it’s a good idea for everyone. Different animals have different needs, and domesticating them means…

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Capybara Life Cycle August 22, 2016

Capybaras can reach up to 1.4 meters long and weighs around 75kg, which about the same size of a large dog breed, making them the largest rodent in the world. Despite their gigantic size however, they’re quite good swimmers. They have adapted well to aquatic lifestyle, and they live close to fresh water sources to…

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Capybaras Diet and Habitat August 15, 2016

Capybaras are large rodents belonging to the genus of Hydrochoerus, where the only existing member is the Hydrochoerus isthmius better known as “lesser capybaras.” Native to South America, capybaras are the largest rodents in the world and actually related to guinea pigs and rock cavies, and distant cousins relatives of agouti, coypu and chinchillas. They’re…

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What Should I Feed My Pet Capybara? August 10, 2016

One of the better ways to know what to feed an exotic animal (especially those with not much information about domesticating on the internet), is to know what NOT to feed them, and from there, you can pretty much narrow your options. For young capybaras, their digestive system could not cope with all types of…

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