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Bobcats named: Max and Mayzie by a landslide

Bobcats named: Max and Mayzie by a landslide

NEW BEDFORD — And the winner is? (Drum roll please) Max and Mayzie. The names for the brother and sister, 10-week-old bobcats — the newest residents of the Buttonwood Park Zoo — were chosen Thursday evening from four sets of names submitted by staff at two “members only” showings at the Zoo, according to Paula Montgomery, a spokeswoman, And the voting was not even close.  Zoo members, board members and some media members selected Max and Mayzie by…

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Pair of bobcats from California find a new home at city’s Buttonwood Park Zoo

Pair of bobcats from California find a new home at city’s Buttonwood Park Zoo

NEW BEDFORD — They are curious, playful and as cute as kittens. Orphaned in the wild in Southern California and deemed non-releasable back to the wild, two 10-week-old bobcats, a brother and sister, are the newest members of the city’s Buttonwood Park Zoo.The zoo has a “long history of working with injured and orphaned wildlife and the zoo keepers’ expertise in caring for many species of North American cats, including bobcats, makes us well suited to provide a great home for these

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