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Orphaned cougar cubs headed to NC Zoo

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ASHEBORO, N.C. - North Carolina is about to get a couple of new cougar cubs.  They're on their way to the zoo in Asheboro. 

A hunter in Oregon killed their mother and then noticed she had the cubs.  He said he regretted it afterward.  So he gathered up the cubs and took them to a zoo in Oregon.


The cubs will stay there until they're strong enough to travel to our state.

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