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Published: September 27, 2011 3:00 a.m.
A black-footed ferret looks out at the Phoenix Zoo in Phoenix. They are kept in the zoo's new ferret conservation building, part of a captive-breeding program that has helped pull the species from the razor's edge of extinction.