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Cincinnati Zoo's Brazilian Porcupine Inspects Festive Treat

Rico the porcupine got into the Halloween spirit on October 15 thanks to a very festive treat. Footage shared by the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden shows Rico, one of the zoo’s Brazilian porcupines, nibbling away at a large pumpkin. A curious Rico can be seen eagerly inspecting the Halloween treat. According to the zoo, the Brazilian porcupine are expert climbers. Large curved claws, bare soles and a prehensile tail help the large rodent grip branches as it moves through the trees. Credit: Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden via Storyful
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