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Zoo maintains search for red panda who vanished in 2017


November 29, 2020

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The theft of a lemur from the San Francisco Zoo in October stirred memories of Sunny, the red panda who vanished nearly four years ago from the Virginia Zoo in Norfolk.

The tips line rarely rings these days, but Sunny's disappearance remains the "greatest mystery" of zoo director Greg Bockheim's career.

Without a trace. After 35 years in his field, he still can't get over that.

Bockheim can find himself lying awake at night still wondering "where she could have gone, what could have happened to her. I just hope she's out there somehow and doing well."

While the lemur t...

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