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ST. LOUIS – A Saint Louis Zoo capybara received five-star treatment to celebrate his first birthday Tuesday.

Aspen, the 70-pound male capybara was treated to his favorite snacks, melon and corn, to celebrate his special day.

According to Aspen’s keeper Daniel Schneider, the capybara became a resident at the Zoo a couple of months ago and is settling well into his home to the River’s Edge habitat.