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Spring Picnic

 

Me and Leopolda picnicking

We’ve been having some beautiful weather here lately so I have been spending a lot of time outside. As you can see from the photo above, I am not the only one who appreciates a little sunshine. That is my co-pet, Leopolda, aka Leah. She is an African leopard tortoise and she has been living with Melly for about 33 years, which is a long, long, long time. Continue reading “Spring Picnic” »

Remembering Caplin Rous: 2008 A

They grow up so fast!

Owner’s blog:

I am continuing my memorial to Caplin Rous, the World’s Most Beloved Capybara. These are all “new” photos, meaning I have never published them anywhere before.

By January 2008, Caplin Rous was already starting to look like a big capybara. He had grown into his head and his big eyes. Can you notice his most distinctive feature in the photo above? It’s the little light-colored tuft of fur between his ears. When he got older it wasn’t so prominent but it was always there. In this photo he is walking along our driveway looking for something to eat.

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Me and Leopolda

 

Me and Leopolda sharing the lawn

Probably most you know that I have a tortoise co-pet named Leopolda (Leah for short). Melly tells me Caplin clicked at her, bit at her shell and tried to chase her around the yard, except that she didn’t care. I guess I’m just more easy going than Caplin was because I don’t feel any need to chase Leah. There’s grass enough for everybody, that’s my motto.

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