Literally Just 20 Of The Most Insane Photos Of Capybaras We Could Find

By Jeremy Sutheim

Capybaras are the largest rodents in the world. They are also the mellowest rodent in the world.

1. Looking regal as heck.

Capybara with yellow bird on its head.
credit: Instagram

2. As stoic as a mountain.

3. "This is my pool, but you may join me if you wish."

Capybara in kiddie pool surrounded by puppies.
credit: Bored Panda

4. Capybaras are native to South America, but they can still kick it with the Irish.

Capybara dressed up for St. Patrick's Day.
credit: Reddit

5. "Lettuce have some lunch, shall we?"

Capybara eating lettuce.
credit: Tumblr

6. What is it about capybaras that make them such good mattresses?

Capybara napping with ducks and turtles.
credit: Flickr

7. These capy babies are still learning how to radiate serenity.

Baby capybaras climbing on adult capybara.
credit: Facebook

8. "Say 'mush' one more time, monkey. I dare you."

Capuchin monkey riding capybara.
credit: Flickr

9. They're not mad at you, they're just disappointed.

Capybaras in water.
credit: Imgur

10. This capybara has chosen to shield itself with the slowest, least threatening army ever.

Capybara surrounded by turtles.
credit: Flickr

11. The scientific name for capybara translates to "water pig," but they're more closely related to rats.

Capybara and rat in swimming pool.
credit: Imgur

12. Just two dudes hanging out at their local watering hole.

Capybara next to caiman.
credit: Reddit

13. Aggressively vegetarian.

14. Capybaras can hold their breath underwater for up to five minutes, but they don't like to brag about it.

Capybara partially underwater.
credit: Reid Park Zoo

15. Prepare for the most relaxing sixty seconds of your life.

16. Capybaras: excellent swimmers, terrible accountants.

Capybara in an office.
credit: Imgur

17. "Very well, human, you may give me scritches."

18. Even though they look like they're judging you, capybaras are actually very sociable and affectionate.

Capybara nuzzling cat.
credit: Reddit

19. In the wild, they live in groups of 10-20.

Capybaras in hot spring.
credit: Imgur

20. This is definitely the photo they should use on their holiday greeting card.

Capybaras lined up on a log.
credit: Flickr

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