A Capy Mother’s Song

Wild capybara mother with three babies

Tell us a story!

I left my mother when I was only seven days old. I know! Way too young. I don’t know why my mother’s people took me away from her, it just happened. But even so, I learned some things from her. Every baby capybara learns the Song of the Dangers from the very first day they are born. My mother used to sing it to me and my siblings as we went to sleep, which we did a lot in those days.

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Leaves of Grass

Mudskipper, a capybara, eating grass

Grass!

Grass!Today’s post is dedicated to grass. No plant deserves acclaim more than grass! Wonderous, tasty, soft, and green, grass is the food of the gods…or at least the of capybaras.

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The Evolution of My Pond

Caplin Rous, a capybara, stands beside a pond

Caplin entering the pond

My pond is one of the most important things in my life. But it didn’t start out being mine. First it was Caplin’s pond, and then Garibaldi’s, and now, finally, I have inherited it. Am I taking good care of this historic treasure? You be the judge. Continue reading “The Evolution of My Pond” »

Food

Grazin' the grass is a gas

Grazin’ the grass is a gas

There’s something you should know about capybaras; we like three things. Those three things are: eating, sleeping, and swimming. I put them in the order of how much I like them, not how much time I spend doing them. Sleeping is my most time consuming activity, or lack thereof.

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In and Out

There's something wrong here

There’s something wrong here

Doors. What can I say? Doors do not work as they should. See that door in the photo above? Does it look open to you? No? And guess what, a capybara cannot open that door by pushing with her nose or biting with her teeth. What is a door for if not to go in and out of? Continue reading “In and Out” »