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Bearcat in the flesh

Want to see an actual Bearcat, in person? Well you have a great chance now at the Cincinnati Zoo. If you are a student, faculty member, or staff member with the University of Cincinnati you can get into the zoo for 1/2 price now until May 25th (with an ID).

The Cincinnati Zoo’s Executive Director and the UC President Nancy Zimpfer kicked off the Bearcat’s return to the Cincinnati Zoo. In addition to the return, this baby Bearcat still needs a name. The public can enter into the Zoo’s, “Name the Baby Bearcat” contest until April 30th…with a winner being announced on Friday, May 9th.

Click here to submit a name for the baby Bearcat

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Cincinnati Zoo

By Randy A. Simes

Randy is an award-winning urban planner who founded UrbanCincy in May 2007. He grew up on Cincinnati’s west side in Covedale, and graduated from the University of Cincinnati’s nationally acclaimed School of Planning in June 2009. In addition to maintaining ownership and serving as the managing editor for UrbanCincy, Randy has worked professionally as a planning consultant throughout the United States, Korea and the Middle East. After brief stints in Atlanta and Chicago, he currently lives in the Daechi neighborhood of Seoul’s Gangnam district.