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Kentucky Wildlife Center's Beloved Baby Beaver Dies

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - An adorable baby beaver who was one of the stars of the Kentucky Wildlife Center has died.

Earlier this month, the beaver named Beatrice, got a lot of attention on social media. The center rescued the baby beaver earlier this month after it lost its entire family when their home was destroyed.

Sadly, the animal became ill over the weekend. The center posted that she had seemed fine, but by the time rescuers realized she was sick it was too late.

"Unlike domestic animals, when the health of a wild animal starts to decline, often it’s not apparent. One reason for this is because of the natural response of a wild animal’s body to fight against health concerns, which means that usually by the time we see the signs, it’s too late," the center posted.

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