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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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Pantanal Nature Part 3

A lone capybara

Melly’s Blog:

This is the third in my series of blog posts about my recent trip to the Pantanal in Brazil. You can follow these links to the previous posts:

Pantanal Nature Part 1
Pantanal Nature Part 2

This post is going to focus on an interaction we saw between a jaguar and a capybara. Please remember to click on the image to see a larger version.

If you are interested in taking a similar trip, I highly recommend Ailton Lara of Pantanal Nature.

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