Hilarious video shows baby capybara riding on back of another in pond
"Baby capybaras can't swim and so they have to ride on an adult’s back to get around the water.”
By Jessica Hehir-Smith via SWNS
This hilarious video shows a baby capybara gliding through a pond in Argentina - by riding safely on the back of another one.
Ionut Rus, 18, captured the clip whilst watching the wild animals in a park in Nordelta, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
The clip shows the baby capybara standing on the back of an adult capybara whilst it swims across a pond toward the edge.
Ionut, who is a student, said that this isn’t the first time they’ve seen the comical scene.
They said: “This happens very often. Baby capybaras can't swim and so they have to ride on an adult’s back to get around the water.”
The animals, known locally as carpinchos, are considered the largest living rodents and are native to South America.
This clip was filmed in November 2022.
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