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Six wild dog puppies thriving at Living Desert Zoo


Last updated 5/10/2019 at 3:08am

Six endangered African wild dog puppies are thriving today in an underground birthing den with the help of their first-time parents at the Living Desert Zoo.

The wild dog puppies were born April 24, to Beatrix and Kiraka in their private den, Living Zoo spokeswoman Erin Scott said.

“We are absolutely thrilled to share the news of these African wild dog puppies,” Allen Monroe, president and CEO of the zoo, said. “So far, Beatrix is doing a great job as a first-time mom.”

Over the past week, the wild dog family has been bonding well, Scott said, although one of the original seven p...

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