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Minot zoo gets endangered black-footed ferret

Posted June 19

— Roosevelt Park Zoo in Minot is now home to a black-footed ferret.

The Minot zoo is the 22nd in the country to have one of the endangered animals. Only about 300 black-footed ferrets now live in the wild.

The Minot Daily News reports ( ) that the adult male is named Oshkosh, and came from the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado.

Meanwhile, the Minot zoo's female Bactrian camel recently died. The camel named Mulan was 19 years old.


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