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Caplin in bluebonnets

Dobby wrapped up in his rabbit rug

Caplin Rous & Dobby: Pet Capybaras

A capybara is the world's largest rodent and native to South America. Although it is related to chinchillas and guinea pigs, who also inhabit South America, unlike them a capybara is a semi-aquatic animal. A simple Google search will bring up hits that provide additional information about this species, hits that include information on keeping them as pets (although they may not be the ideal pet for everyone). Both Caplin Rous and Dobby fall into the pet designation and they have many people who follow them as they go about their daily lives. To learn about Caplin Rous and Dobby, please click on the photos below.  Enjoy!

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