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Ks Black-footed ferret

Something I never, ever thought would happen in my lifetime–black-footed ferrets are roaming  Kansas prairies, again.

Black-Footed Ferrets Return to Kansas Prairies
Tuesday Dec. 20, 2007

A wondrous event occurred just before sunset on Tuesday evening–a week before Christmas. Twenty-four Black-footed Ferret pups were released in the wild to begin the restoration of a vibrant part of the Kansas wildlife heritage missing for fifty years. This was a heart-warming and historic occasion. The ferrets were released on private properties in Logan County, Kansas….

Check out the rest of this report:  Black-footed ferrets re-introduction.