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Buffalo Zoo welcomes rescued Arctic fox, celebrates Father's Day with lion cub

The Buffalo Zoo

The Buffalo Zoo is celebrating the addition of a arescued Arctic fox, and is celebrating Father's Day with the debut of its new lion cub.

According to the zoo's Facebook page, Ash, a two year old Arctic fox was found running wild in Ann Arbor, Michigan wearing a harness. Authorities believe he may have been someone's pet.

Ash arrived at the zoo in April and went through a health quarantine protocol. He is currently making his temporary home in the former lynx exhibit along the zoo's center concourse. He will join at least one other Arctic fox, whose species is native to southern edge of the Arctic Region, in the zoo's new Arctic Edge exhibit. The zoo said Ash is a perfect addition.

On Father's Day, human dads won't be the only ones celebrated. Tiberius, the three-and-a-half-year-old male African lion at the zoo will also be getting some praise, as his cub makes its public debut.

Tobias, the male lion cub, will be on display beginning Sunday from 10 a.m. through at least 2 p.m., barring inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances. The zoo is inviting patrons so see and celebrate their adorable new addition.

Avery began his broadcasting career as a disc jockey for WRUB, the University at Buffalo’s student-run radio station.
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