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Willow update! πŸ’— Our shaggy baby is now over 200 pounds and growing her horns! The 7-month-old muskox is shedding her qiviut for summer. Willow continues to do well living with her 545-pound mom Charlotte. πŸ’•

πŸ“Έ: Keeper Russell
Moea the sea otter snacking and playing in the sunshine! β˜€οΈπŸ¦¦

πŸ“Ή: Keeper Kristyn

#seaotter #otter #pointdefiancezoo #zoo #aquarium #snacktime
With warmer temperatures, it's time for outdoor zoo adventures with Jumbo Jet and Cessna, our 30-year-old endangered radiated tortoises! 🐒 The slow but adorable lawnmowers were busy grazing on dandelions and grasses. 🌼
Kali, the endangered Sumatran tiger, celebrated her 11th birthday with meatballs topped with whipped cream, a tasty meat-sicle cake, and enrichment toys (and veggies like cabbage and celery) to chew on and play with! πŸŽ‚ Born at the Zoo, Kali has been a beloved member of our family since day one. Happy birthday, Kali, we love you! ❀️
Join us in wishing Kali, the endangered Sumatran tiger, a very happy 11th birthday! πŸ…πŸŽ‰