Capybaras relaxing in a hot tub

Relax with these enormous rodents as they plop into a hot tub.

長崎バイオパークと伊豆シャボテン公園は共にカピバラの露天風呂が有名ですが、その伊豆シャボテン公園から長崎バイオパークにたらいがプレゼントされました。長崎バイオパークに訪れた際に、ちょうどたらいの湯のイベントがありましたので、撮影してみました。期間限定のイベントかもしれません。見に行かれる際は事前に確認を。打たせ湯の下でお湯が貯まるたらいの中は、湯温が高くてカピバラたちに大人気のようです。Capybaras enjoy hot spa in woody washtub. But it is little too small :-p

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Capybara invasion caught on camera

I have no idea what the fellow is saying about this tribe of capybaras invading a warehouse in Brazil, I'm just glad that they did so and that he was there to record it for posterity. Read the rest

Capybaras relaxing in a spring-fed hot tub

Sometimes I suspect that Capybaras are horses that haven't yet realized they've been transformed into giant gerbils. Read the rest

Best technology products of 2016

Today Product Hunt gave out its Golden Kitty awards to its favorite hardware and software products. Winners include Gboard by Google, Tesla Model S P100D, Tesla Solar Roof, a plug-n'-plant automatic cannabis home grow system, a flash card app called Tinycards, and more. Read the rest

Cabybaras break out of Toronto zoo, on the lam for 3 weeks

Capybaras are not only the world's greatest rodents, they are also the world's greatest animals bar none. And now two of them, appropriately named Bonnie and Clyde, are on the lam after busting out of Toronto’s High Park Zoo on May 24. The search for the brobdingnagian guinea pigs has been going on for 3 weeks.

From NatGeo:

Canadian city’s residents have taken to the streets (and social media) in an attempt to help officials find the giant rodents and lure them back into captivity.

Easier said than done. It’s been more than three weeks since the pair, now nicknamed Bonnie and Clyde, made a break for it while being transferred to a new enclosure. And so far, attempts to recapture the rodents of interest have come up empty handed.

By the way, capybaras aren't guinea pigs, but they are related. Here's a video of a baby capybara getting to know a guinea pig:

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Video of a capybara with ducklings on its back

"This is JoeJoe the Capybara, enjoys baths and hanging out with baby ducks." [via]

In addition to his YouTube Channel, Joe has an instagram account and a Facebook page.

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Photographic proof that the capybara is the best animal

We've posted about the world's best animal before:

Adorable tiny baby ducklings love taking a bath with patient capybara Capybaras enjoy hot springs Escaped capybara spotted at sewage treatment plant In California Happy capybaras cure Monday blues

Now, 33v0 offers this photo gallery of non-human animals who love these serene beasts. Read the rest