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!