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