Adorable dingo pup needs a name
Wed, 04 Jul 2012 12:00p.m.
By 3 News online staff
An adorable Alpine Dingo pup is the latest addition to Wellington Zoo.
The seven-week-old female pup arrived this week from New South Wales, Australia.
"This fluffy bundle has been happily anticipated for quite some time, so we're very excited to finally meet her," said Wellington Zoo Chief Executive Karen Fifield.
Last week, keeper Jared Tomalin travelled to Australia to bond with the pup before her trip to Wellington.
"Being able to spend time with this gorgeous wee girl in advance of bringing her over means that she'll have a familiar face in a new environment," Ms Fifield explained. "This makes the transition easier for her, so hopefully she will be settled in no time."
She will join male dingo, Wolfrik, who arrived at the zoo in 2010.
Wellington Zoo is running a Trade Me auction to name the new arrival - it closes on Friday, July 13.
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13/09/2012 7:34:00 a.m.
Go-Go, or Dee
21/08/2012 5:03:44 a.m.
fluffy because he look soft ,pepper,pompoms,toby
3/08/2012 11:09:27 a.m.
Andrea Glidden wrote:
"Pegler" - You could nickname her Peg because she's a red head.
31/07/2012 11:39:06 a.m.
and...'BINGO' was his name oh.
5/07/2012 2:57:44 p.m.
I'd pick a name like "Digger".
4/07/2012 1:53:57 p.m.
You should call her Alpie since she is an Alpine pup
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