The Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating the arrival of rare painted dog pups.
“It’s been 30 years since painted dog pups were born at the Cincinnati Zoo, and none of the pups from that litter survived," says Zoo Director Thane Maynard. "So, if all goes well, these will be the first pups of this species to grow up here."
Zoo officials aren't certain how many pups were born. They estimate it's between seven to 10. The first pup arrived Monday morning, January 5. The last was born at 9:50 p.m.
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