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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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The Big Oh Three

Let’s talk

 

A Skipper Post:

Let’s talk about me, my favorite topic, and especially relevant today because today is my birthday! Yup, I am the big OH THREE. That’s 3 to you but I like to add another digit to make it seem more important. I was going to call it The Big Oh Oh Three, but MelT said that was going too far.

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10 Things I Like/Dislike About Mudskipper

Skipper hhanging her head off the bed

Lazy capybara!

Melanie’s post:

There’s a lot to like about having a pet capybara named Skipper Rous. But there’s a lot to not like, too. I know, she paints a rosy picture of herself, but it’s not all balloons and unicorns. So here are 10 things I like, and 10 things I dislike, about living with Mudskipper Rous.

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A Tasty Plastic Treat

An adult capybara and two cats eating treats off the floor

Treat time!

Skippers Post:

Did you know I have cats? I do! Two of them. Most of you have met Driftwood. He is white and black and fluffy. Mamba is black and little and slinky. The cats get a special food called “cat food.” It comes in two flavors, wet and dry. I like them both even though MelT tells me I am not a cat, and besides which, I am an herbivore. Whatever.

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Day into Night Part 2

Capybara playing with a stick in her mouth

Skipper playing with a stick

A Melanie’s Mondays post:

It turns out that my posts are never on Mondays. Such is life. This post is about my trip to see the Great American Eclipse of August 21, 2017, but I thought I’d start it out with a cute photo of Skipper to trick you into reading it.

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