Here are the zoo records describing the events on January 3, 2014 when keepers arrived at the zoo at 7:30 a.m. to discover that Ruth was out on exhibit. The temperatures had reached -7 degrees F between the hours of 5;30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m., and it continued snowing until later that afternoon.

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Ruth Incident 1-3-14.pdf
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