ROME – Two new wolf pups at Fort Rickey Children’s Discovery Zoo are ready to start meeting the public!
The zoo posted on its Facebook page Friday that they welcomed the new pups a little over two weeks ago, and although they’re a bit shy, they’re ready to begin meeting the public. However, for now it will only be casual viewing as they’re not ready for presentations yet.
The two pups are about 8 1/2 to 9 weeks old, and they're both males from Illinois. They haven't yet been named, because the zoo said they like to see what their personalities are like before naming them.
In May 2017, Fort Rickey welcomed two wolf pups from Indiana, but the zoo commented on its Facebook post Friday that their older wolf, Ohanzee, would not accept them, so they were sent to the Scoville Zoo instead.
Ohanzee, a 14-year-old male wolf, died recently, so the zoo is now able to start over with pups again.
For more information about the zoo, click here.
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