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Afternoon Awwww: Baby paca

4:10 PM EDT, October 12, 2011

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An affectionate lowland paca named Poco investigates the nursery and a photographer at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Poco is the first time paca to be hand raised at the San Diego Zoo. His keepers hope he will one day become an animal ambassador, available for educational programs.

The rodent was born on Sept. 7.