Western States Ferret Round-Up: Jan 15-16, 2022 - Tempe, AZ
allFerrets is pleased to partner with
in hosting the
Western States Ferret Round Up!!
Join us in sunny Tempe, Arizona
Sat Jan 15- Sun Jan 16, 2022
Location: DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix-Tempe
2100 South Priest Drive, Tempe, AZ 85282
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Bring your ferrets - or just bring yourself!!
Doors open at 11 AM, Saturday – January 15th, show ends 1 PM Sunday, January 16th, 2022.
Let the fun begin!
Round Up Schedule (as of Dec 2021):
Saturday, January 15
Sunday, January 16
9 AM: Breakfast with Bob Church - zooarcheologist, specializing in the origins, anatomy, behavior, and ecology of the Ferret and related wild Family members.
Double-Tree Hotel by Hilton, Tempe, Arizona
3 Female BFF kitS at AZ Zoo: Name Reveal!!!
Aug 16: Touted as "the most successful season" for the birth of endangered black footed ferret (BFF) kits, the Arizona Center for Nature Conservation (ACNC) at the Phoenix Zoo, is asking the public to help name the babies.
After 2436 votes the BFF kit NAMES REVEALED: See Below!!
The ACNC is one of six facilities worldwide breeding BFFs for release to the wild. The BFF is one of North America's most endangered species.
Over the past three decades, the zoo has produced more than 500 BFF kits, many that were released into the wild prairie grasslands of Arizona and other parts of their native range.
The six mother BFFs are: Mandolin, Lazuli, Ridley, Sedona, Vermillion, and Yoshi, "who are all doing a fantastic job caring for the little ones." In celebration of this milestone, the zoo is asking for help from the public in naming Sedona's--and dad, Jarvis's--litter of three female kits. The kits are about 2 months old.
The zoo staff and caretakers suggested the following names:
The WINNING NAMES for 3 BFF kits are the AZ towns receiving 61% of votes!