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Moonridge Animal Park Hosts Wolf Awareness Day

Big Bear, Ca, October 14, 2011, 12:00pm – Tomorrow is Wolf Awareness Day at the Moonridge Animal Park.  The Zoo volunteers and staff will dispel myths about wolves and inform attendees of their importance within the circle of life.  There will be arts and crafts activities for children, giving them the chance to make a hand puppet or a wolf mask.  At noon, Red Riding Hood will come and read a story to the children, and she will be accompanied by real wolves.  There will also be a 2:00pm feeding tour of the animals in the park.  The zoo opens at 10:00am, and will close at 5:00pm, and normal entry rates apply. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP31111.mp3|titles=Wolf Awareness Day...

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Birthday Party for Big Bear’s Wolf Puppy Pack

Big Bear, Ca March 26, 2011 3:00 pm – In April 2 years ago, the Moonridge Animal Park welcomed 9 new babies.  Five male and 4 female wolf pups were born to parents Navarre and Wakiza at Big Bear’s zoo.  In celebration of the wolves’ birthday, the Animal Park will be having a party on Saturday, April 9, from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.  Gift boxes for the pups will be available for purchase near the Wolf Enclosure.  Filled with goodies for the wolf teenagers, the Zoo staff will toss the boxes into the enclosure.  Visitors may watch the wolves open their gifts and enjoy the treats.  Guests who would like to donate treats are asked to bring unopened packages of their favorite:  Pup-peroni flavored dog treats.  In wolf-years, the pups are about 14 years old.  Similar to 14 year old humans, they exhibit playfulness and youthful curiosity, as well as the beginnings of working out in the pack who will be alpha male and female.  Docents will be available during the wolves birthday party to share details about the pups life at the park.  The Moonridge Animal Park is located across from the Bear Mountain Ski Resort on Goldmine Drive.  Call 909-878-4200 for additional information, or visit their website at moonridgezoo.org. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/SP30567.mp3|titles=Big Bear Wolf Pups Birthday...

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