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Baby cougars coming to Brit Spaugh Zoo

This baby cougar is expected to arrive at the Kansas City International Airport this afternoon, en route to its new home at Great Bend’s Brit Spaugh Zoo. Another young cougar is expected in about a week.

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Great Bend’s Brit Spaugh Zoo is getting two young cougars, Zoo Director Scott Gregory said Wednesday.
Gregory will drive to Kansas City International Airport on Thursday and expects the first cougar to arrive in the afternoon. A second cougar is expected next week.
The animals are both males, and both are just a month or two old, he said. They weigh about 30 pounds each. The cougars were destined to be sold on the black market pet trade until they were confiscated by the U.S. Department of Fish & Wildlife, Gregory said. The one arriving today is from California ...

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