when Gari Was Two

A loveable nose

Melanie’s Post:

I always said that Caplin was dignified and Garibaldi was a clown. The photo above demonstrates that. He was never the staid, thoughtful, discerning capybara that Caplin was, and he never strove for it. Gari, the Capybara Clown.

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Skipper and Water

Melanie’s post:

Capybara family in Venezuela

Mudskipper has had a strange relationship with water, especially considering that she is a semi-aquatic rodent with a semi-aquatic name. In fact, capybaras should love water from the day they are born. From the photo above, you can see that, in the wild, even tiny newborn capybaras go swimming in caiman infested waters. Not to mention anacondas. So how about Mudskipper?

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All Things Capybara

Do we look alike?

Melanie’s Post:

I know you’ve seen that photo before, but it is a good example of this post’s topic: All Things Capybara. You wouldn’t believe how few capybara items there are available worldwide. Too few. Way too few. But if anyone is a collector of such items, it is me. So in this post, I’m going to share a few of my most interesting capybara artifacts.

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Madeline Zuluaga: Capybara Artist

A Madeline Zuluaga Capybara

A Melanie’s Post:

A few weeks ago I stumbled upon the most amazing image on twitter, well, Skipper did anyway. It was a capybara watercolor by Madeline Zuluaga. I immediately fell in love with her work. And now I want to share it with you!

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Cat Ion

Introducing Ion!

A Melanie’s Mondays Post:

I accidently got a new cat. That’s three for me. I am now in the suburbs of Crazy Catlady City. I do not plan on moving to a more urban neighborhood. The cat’s name is Ion.

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