Capybara

Natural Habitat

South American grasslands habitat

Diet

In the wild they eat grasses and plants, here in the zoo they eat a wide variety of browse and vegetables along with a specialist pellet

Conservation

Threat Level: Least Concern

Threatened due to habitat loss

Here at the Zoo

Capybara love to make a mess in their pool. Each time their keeper cleans it they love to go and mucky it up as soon as they can!