What You Need to Know About Capybaras

What You Need to Know About Capybaras

What you need to know about capybaras? Capybaras have become the new go-to pet for those looking for something different than the usual dogs and cats. This animal species is native to South and Central America; but have now been widely available in various parts of...
Can I Get a Capybara as a Pet?

Can I Get a Capybara as a Pet?

Can I get a capybara as a pet? Yes and no. Capybaras are super cute creatures and are known as the largest rodent in the world. They can weigh up to around 140 pounds, sort of like a really huge guinea pig. Can I get a capybara as a pet? You have to consider things...
What is a Capybara?

What is a Capybara?

What is a capybara? This is what most newbie keepers ask. Is it a beaver? A different kind of pig? Nope, well sort of. A Capybara is the largest kind of rodent in the world. It’s height is around 60 centimeters or 2 feet. What is a Capybara? These animals are tall at...
Capybara Life Cycle

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...
Capybara information

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,...
Baby Capybara

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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