MOVE over, meerkats, there’s a new king of cute in the animal world – the cuddly capybara. The largest rodent in the world – and the friendliest too – lives in South America and looks like an overgrown guinea pig.
Now the internet is full of pictures of loveable capybaras doing what they enjoy best – making new animal pals, from ponies to crocodiles. Here, Emily Fairbairn shows how the capy is nature’s friendliest chappie – bara none.
A mere kat?
It's miaow or never
It's sud's law
Groom for one more on top
He'll come a croc-er
Fair means or fowl
The mane attraction
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Giant capybara rodent plays with his dog pal