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Fall Planting

Walking

I went for a walk out in the front pasture with my owner yesterday. I’ve been a pretty good capybara lately so I don’t have to be on my leash. I always wear my harness though, you can’t be too careful. I wouldn’t want to be mistaken for a wild or homeless capybara. Continue reading “Fall Planting” »

Winter Coat

What? You want to take my picture?

I like to play a little game with my owner called How Close Can You Focus? or Does This Make My Nose Look Big? I do it because my owner is constantly pestering me with that stupid camera. Can’t she ever set that thing down and just enjoy the moment?

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Ten Things to Know About Capybaras

(Owner’s blog)

Baby Caplin in his Baby Pool

Hi all! I don’t post often since Caplin has more than enough to say, but once in a while it seems like a human voice is necessary to keep things sane–not that Caplin is insane but… Anyway, here are ten things I think are interesting to know about capybaras. Continue reading “Ten Things to Know About Capybaras” »

The Snarl

My snarling face

Do I look fearsomely scary in the photo above? I should! That is my snarl. Coral took this photo of me when she was staying with us. I used this face on her all the time trying to scare her away. Eventually, it worked, although it did take much longer than I was expecting.

I think part of the reason my snarl doesn’t scare people is because I also make this face when I am happy or playing. We capybaras don’t have a lot of diversity in facial expressions so each one has to serve multiple functions.

My Best Feature

My nose at about 6 weeks old

I have often said that my nose is my cutest feature. I don’t get much argument about that. (Some people think it is my eyes but they are just wrong.) But here’s something you may not know about my nose: it changes over time!

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