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Potter Park Zoo Welcomes 8-Month-Old Moose

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Potter Park Zoo is welcoming a new resident, an 8-month-old moose from Anchorage, Alaska.

Her name is Willow and she was rescued after her mother was hit by a car in Alaska. Willow got her name because her food prefernece is willow leaves.

Willow leaves were frozen during the fall so that Willow has a supply to eat through the winter. Zoo staff is working with county parks, Michigan State University and local tree services to provide a daily source of fresh willow for her.

The zoo is working on an exhibit for the public to visit Willow, but she is not available at this time.

For more information, visit www.potterparkzoo.org.


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