The Zoo Animals Find a Pot of Gold

The Cheetah Conservation Station’s maned wolves get a St. Patty’s Day treat

A maned wolf enjoys a green treat for Saint Patrick's Day.
A maned wolf enjoys a green treat for Saint Patrick's Day. Image courtesy of Jennifer Zoon/National Zoo

The animals at the National Zoo are feeling some of the Irish luck today. The Cheetah Conservation Station got into the holiday spirit with lots of green treats. Maned wolves Siete and Diamantina (hopefully to be joined someday by these little guys) got a Leprechaun hat and a mouse made of paper-mache that was chocked full of some of the omnivore’s favorite goodies: frozen-thawed mice, red grapes, and banana.