Baby capybara’s first Xmas

Six-month-old capybara, Pecan, is looking forward to his first Christmas with dad, Pumpkin, and mum Peanut.

DZG-capybara-xmas-webThe baby has proved a favourite with young visistors and staff wil be making sure Pecan celebrates his first festive season with a few treats.

Capybaras are the largest of the rodent species and are highly adapted to an aquatic lifestyle and have webbed feet.

They are capable of a range of vocalisations, including purring and barking.

CAPTION: Set for his first Christmas: Six-month-old capybara Pecan, with mum, Peanut and dad, Pumpkin.

LAST PICK UP DATE FROM ZOO 

Don’t forget today is the last date for picking up Christmas adoptions, Keeper For a Day packages or Creature Feature packs  . . . but there is still time to see Santra or buy a calendar in the shop!