Adorable Black-Footed Ferret Sure Does Like the Taste of Freedom

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This sweet li’ll face belongs to a rare black-footed ferret, one of 30 released today by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge in Commerce City, Colo. The 25-square-mile site was once a toxic waste dump, but has gotten new life (literally) after a billion-dollar cleanup.

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My little boops and I* will sleep that much better knowing this.

*Well, I will. The ferrets sleep just fine no matter what.