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06/11/1981 Long-time no see

The dog of Rancher Lucille Hogg from Meeteetse, Wyoming, brought a dead black-footed ferret to her door in. The species as considered extinct from 1979. The rediscovery was followed by a program of captive breeding and reintroduction into the wild. Currently, there are eighteen healthy black-footed ferret populations in the US.


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