Baby mara outsmarts Dave Barras on set

(WISH Photo)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Larry Battson with Wildlife Educational Services joined Dave Barras on 24-Hour News 8 at noon to talk about a¬†Patagonian mara.

Eli was rescued from a group that Battson said was not very nice to him.

(WISH Photo)
(WISH Photo)

While Eli was on set Barras fed him goat milk, which kept the rabbit from running off until the milk was gone. That’s when Barras had to hunt Eli down from underneath sofa on the set.

For more information about Wildlife Educational Services School Presentations, Rescues or to make a donation click here or call 765-739-6719.

Click the play button on the video above to watch Eli and Barras play a quick game of hide-and-seek. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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