Well with great sadness we learned this week that Pippin has passed away. He came to our zoo sick and with great efforts from the vet team and a couple of good years he didn't make it.
Taylor along with the zoo staff has been devastated. (There has been a lot of loss this year for this poor babe) We decided there has to be something we can do.
After reaching out to zoo staff we found out that Pippin's cousin may be in our reach, but the zoo really needs the funds to transport him here and to update his enclosure including a new system of logs, attachments, perches and the like (they'lluse fake logs to make sure that they last a long, long time) As with all of the animals, a great deal of thought and planning is done to make sure that what the zoo provides their animals is species specific….to meet their natural needs and give them the best life possible. (They need $10k-$20k for this)
I know this is not the best time of year to ask for donations, but I know how much joy the zoo (and porcupine) bring Taylor and I'm hoping with everyone's help we can bring Pippin's cousin to our zoo! Anything helps thanks so much!!
- Parrick Cuyong
- William Argueta
- Karen Stephens
- Jane Pooley
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