NEW Zoo Welcomes Red Wolf
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SUAMICO, Wis.- The NEW Zoo in Suamico has received a new member to its animal family. "Tamaska", a six year old male red wolf is ready to meet the public" a news release shows.
Tamaska comes from the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls South Dakota. The wolf spend the last month in quarantine to make sure he's healthy. NEW Zoo leaders hope to mate Tamaska with a female wolf already in the zoo.
The Red Wolf is considered a critically endangered species according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department. The federal agency reports only 100 remain in the wild.
To see Tamaska and the other animals housed at the NEW Zoo, Winter hours are 9:00am to 4:00pm daily.