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Last chance to see Canada Lynx kittens at the Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo will soon say goodbye to its two Canada Lynx kittens, Ruby and Penny, as they will move in the next several weeks to their permanent home at the Buffalo Zoo.

Rare Amur leopard exhibit offers enhanced viewing area at Beardsley Zoo

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo debuted its newest exhibit renovation this summer: a large viewing window and sheltered wooden platform for viewing the rarest big cats in the world, the Amur leopard.

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo welcomes two Canada lynx (Felis lynx) kittens, born on April 26.

CT’s Beardsley Zoo welcomes two lynx kittens to the family

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo welcomes two Canada lynx (Felis lynx) kittens, born on April 26.

The vaquita porpoise, whose name means “Little Cow,” is the most endangered of the world’s 128 marine mammal species. Gillnetting uses walls of netting to target a particular fish, in this case the totoaba, but vaquitas often get tangled in the nets and drown.

Beardsley Zoo joins effort to save world’s most endangered marine mammal

Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has pledged a donation of $2,000 to the Association of Zoos and Aquariums’ (AZA) effort to save a small species of porpoise whose numbers have been decimated by gillnetting.

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