Capybaras are considered exotic pets in most places, and it may be illegal to keep them as pets in some areas.
Capybaras require plenty of room to move around and exercise, both indoors and outdoors. They need a large enclosure with access to water.
Capybaras require a specific diet of grasses, hay, and fresh vegetables, and should not be fed foods that are high in sugar or fat.
Capybaras require regular veterinary checkups and may need specialized care for dental issues and other health problems.
Capybaras are social animals and require companionship. They may not do well as solitary pets and can become aggressive or depressed if they are isolated.
Capybaras can live up to 8 to 10 years or more, which is a significant commitment.
Capybaras may not be compatible with all households, especially those with young children or other pets that may chase or harm them.
Capybaras do not require much grooming, but they do need access to water for swimming and bathing.
Capybaras require a large enclosure with access to water, as they are semi-aquatic animals.
Capybaras are social animals and require companionship, either with other capybaras or with their human owners.