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Capybara Life Cycle

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...

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Capybaras Diet and Habitat

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...

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What Should I Feed My Pet Capybara?

One of the better ways to know what to feed an exotic animal. This 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...

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Capybara information

Capybara Animal Profile Capybara information: It's 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...

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Capybara as Pets

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...

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Baby Capybara

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. Baby capybara are the world’s largest rodents; they’re semi-aquatic mammals that came from South...

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