ROANOKE, Va. – You’ll discover a new animal in your subsequent go to to Mill Mountain Zoo following the well-deserved retirement of a fan favourite.
4-year-old Frank is now within the pink panda enclosure on the Roanoke attraction.
He’s taking up as Nova, the present Mill Mountain Zoo pink panda who’s now practically 16, strikes out of the highlight.
Workers says Nova will get to take pleasure in the identical life-style however will not be on show.
“I’ve been advised that he’s the Brad Pitt of pink pandas, he’s fairly energetic and energetic and loves his enclosure,” mentioned Niki Voudren, Mill Mountain Zoo’s government director.
Pink pandas have been a staple on the zoo since 1989.
In line with the world wildlife fund, there are lower than 10,000 left on the earth, which makes them a critically endangered species.
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