In Tokyo, coffee meets cuteness in the company of capybaras

Customers petting a capybara at Cafe Capyba in Tokyo, Feb. 9, 2024.

By Grace Xue Medill Reports TOKYO – In Tokyo’s Sumida district, a quiet residential neighborhood, there’s always a bustling line forming in a little alley before 11 a.m., opening time for Cafe Capyba. Customers wait patiently to spend 1,250 yen ($8.53) for 30 minutes with capybaras. Growing to about 4.3 feet long and weighing up […]