DENVER (CBS4) – Once the rain clears out head over to the Denver Zoo to check out the baby tapir.

The month-old calf has started venturing outside at the Toyota Elephant Passage. He usually heads out in the morning with his mother.

Newborn tapir Baku welcomed at the Denver Zoo (credit: Denver Zoo)

Newborn tapir Baku welcomed at the Denver Zoo (credit: Denver Zoo)

Tapirs may look like big pigs, but they’re most closely related to horses and rhinos.

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