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African Porcupine

Name: African Porcupine
Weight: 10-30 kg
Length: 63-93 cm
Habitat: Forests, shrubland, and rocky areas (very adaptable)
Diet: Roots, bark, and many species of plants… 38 more words

Buffalo-size rodent fossils stir scientists | SFGate

I love Dobbye, but a buffalo-sized Dobbye would be quite intimidating. The diagram is interesting, because it shows a “6-foot-tall human” towering over what is described in the title of the article as a “buffalo-size rodent.” Now that I’m looking at this photo, I’m seeing a tail . 71 more words

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

Well, not Spencer Tracy, that’s for sure. Neither Katharine Hepburn. And I don’t have Sidney Poitier’s number. So all we have is this dead rodent on a black couch that may be familiar to some from about six weeks ago. 433 more words


Super Capy goes to Ixtapa/Zihuatanejo

Zihuatanejo is a cute little fishing village in Mexico. Ixtapa is the resort town next door. Zihuatanejo has kept much of its original charm because the hustle and bustle of the tourist trade is elsewhere. 490 more words

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This rodent died alone in the parking lot. It was killed. By cats. Did it feel lonely when it died? While I was working alone in the new, very old house today I thought about loneliness. 236 more words


Caring for your hamster

Female: Sow
Male: Boar
Young: Pups
Life span: 1-3 years
Litter size: 4-12 pups
Gestation period: 15-18 days
Average weight: 85-150 grams


There are over 20 different breeds of hamsters, each with their own individual markings and colours. 599 more words