Nose to nose to nose
On Sunday my friend Sheldon brought over his two Boston terrier puppies, Juju and Tali. (Tali is in blue and Juju in purple.) When I heard dogs were coming to visit, you can imagine I was none too excited. I decided to go hide somewhere in the house. That is pretty hard now that I am a full grown capybara, not nearly as many places to hide, but I figured I’d think of something.
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Garibaldi Rous' poop bowl
I don’t think I have ever featured capybara poop as the opening photo of a blog post but this is a momentous occasion and cause for great joy and celebration! After three days, Garibaldi finally pooped! It’s not the explosion of poop that might have been anticipated but it absolutely means his digestive tract is still functioning. What a tremendous relief!
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Summertime is pool time
Make no mistake, I go swimming every single day of the year, or close enough, but summertime is pool time. In the summer, the water is warm, the air is warm, I’m warm. That’s all good. I don’t like cold water or cold air and most especially cold me. I’ll deal with it if I have to, but it is not nearly so fun as when everything is warm. It’s been in the mid-90s here every day for some time so even though I guess it’s not technically summer until June 21st, it pretty much feels like it.
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Me, Jim Perry and Hillary
I am a capybara. I am cute. I have to get used to it. There is nothing I can do about it. But it comes with a cost and that cost is visitors fawning over me, feeding me, scratching and petting me, giving me treats and hugging me. The only one of those things I don’t like is hugging. Capybaras don’t like to be hugged, it reminds us of anacondas.
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