Thursday, May 22, 2008


Capybara is the largest living rodent in the world.Adult capybaras may grow to 130 centimetres (4.3 ft), and weigh up to 65 kg (140 lb).Though now extinct, there once existed larger capybaras that were eight times the size of modern capybaras (these rodents would have been larger than a grizzly bear)


Anonymous said...

The Capybara is kinda cute. I wonder if they can be domesticated and become a house pets, like dogs and cats. It looks somewhat like a Javelina. It sounds like they are not problematic in the areas that they live. Interesting animal.

Anonymous said...

OK the top picture looks a little rodent like even if it can grow to the size of a bear. The red eyes and nose, gives it a creepy look.