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Female Bobcat Ollie Has Been Found on Zoo Property

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    Curators Michael Brown-Palsgrove and Craig Saffoe with female bobcat Ollie.
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    The Smithsonian's National Zoo's female bobcat Ollie at the Zoo's veterinary hospital for evaluation.

The Zoo will be holding a press conference in the Bus Lot at 5 p.m. 

Call 202-633-3055 with questions.

For more about the species, please read the Bobcat page of the Zoo’s website.

Links to press releases already sent out:

January 31: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/news/smithsonians-national-zoo-continues-search-for-bobcat

January 30: https://nationalzoo.si.edu/news/smithsonians-national-zoo-reports-missing-bobcat

Photos of Ollie:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/nationalzoo/ 

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Photo Credit: Steve Sarro, Smithsonian's National Zoo