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Come Meet Casper the Friendly White Guinea Hog

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo is showing off its rare white guinea hog this holiday season

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    Meet "Casper the Friendly White Guinea Hog" this halloween in Bridgeport.

    Casper the Friendly Ghost” he is not. But meet “Casper the Friendly White Guinea Hog"!

    Yeah, it doesn't have the same ring. 
     
    Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo is showing off its rare white guinea hog and more this Halloween season.
     
    Not only does Casper have a rare pigmentation, but she’s one of the offspring of the zoo’s Octomom hog. 
     
    “This adorable white piglet is a female and was the runt of the litter,” Gregg Dancho, the zoo's director, said.
     
    Visiting Casper could be just one part of your visit to the zoo in Bridgeport this November.
     
    On Friday and Saturday, the zoo will be celebrating Howl-O-Ween from 6:30 p.m.  to 9 p.m. You’ll find a Bigfoot Hayride, Haunted Farmyard and a Mystery Maze. Your zoo admission includes; crafts, face painting, and of course, candy!
     
    This event is recommended for children ages 6 to 10.
     
    If you can’t make it down for the events this weekend, the zoo will be doing hayrides every weekend in November.
     
    The Beardsley Zoo is open daily from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Adult admission (ages 12 & up) is $11, children (ages 3 –11) and seniors is just $9. Children under 3 are free. Parking at the zoo is also free.