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A male cougar enjoys a morning snack, Wednesday at Brit Spaugh Zoo in Great Bend. Naming rights for the zoo’s two cougar cubs will be sold to the highest bidder this month at the BCC Foundation’s Big Benefit Auction.

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Two male cougar cubs that arrived at Great Bend’s Brit Spaugh Zoo this spring are waiting to be named — but they won’t have to wait much longer.
During the Barton Community College Foundation’s Big Benefit Auction on Saturday, Aug. 23, one auction item will be “naming rights” for both cats.
“The high bidder gets to name the pair,” said Coleen Cape, event organizer. There will also be a plaque for their exhibit.
Cape said this first-ever auction item of naming an animal is a “win-win-win,” with the zoo, BCC students and the college benefitting. The cougar is ...

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