This is me on the day I came to live with Melly and my Rick. I wasn’t even 10 months old yet. I sure had a big head! And I was scared of everything. But the point of this blog post is my fur. See how nice and red it is? And how short? It is a little longer on my body than on my head, but not by a whole lot. That is baby capybara fur. Continue reading “My Big Boy Fur” »
Caplin Rous snarling
This blog post is going to cover the dark side of pet capybaras. You knew that all that cuteness had to be balanced with a touch of danger, didn’t you?
Continue reading “Capybara Aggression” »
Is this my good side?
Guess what? I was recently in a magazine for kids called Jack and Jill! Melly wrote the article and it is all about what it is like to live with me, your typical house-capybara. Melly makes it sound like I am really demanding as a pet, which, of course, I am. But did she have to tell the whole world? Still, it’s a big step for me as Capybara Ambassador (in training)! Please read the article and let me know what you think. It is called A Day in the Life of Garibaldi Rous.
CLOSE THE DOOR!!!!
Well, this is embarrassing. Smelly (she deserves that name!) says that people are always asking about my bathroom habits. What is up with that? I don’t ask about theirs. It is rude, that’s what. Rude, plain and simple.
Continue reading “Privacy PLEASE!” »
Rear view capybara
Let’s talk tails. The first thing to ask yourself is, do capybaras even have a tail to talk about? The answer is a resounding YES! And a somewhat less resounding no.
Continue reading “The Tale of My Tail” »