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What I Am Not: An Agouti

 

Why did the agouti cross the road?

One of the animals we capybaras are most often confused with is an agouti. Agoutis are rodents and their range overlaps with the range of capybaras but we are not the same animal. In the photo above you can see a Panamanian agouti running. In the photo you can see some of the ways we look the same and some of the ways we look different.

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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” »