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Soiree to benefit ocelot preservation

20140304 OcelotBROWNSVILLE – The Friends of the Laguna Wildlife Refuge and Gladys Porter Zoo invite the public to Ocelot Soiree, an intimate evening with an ocelot, on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Gladys Porter Zoo. The soiree is planned in conjunction with the Ocelot Conservation Day at the zoo on March 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Soiree attendees will enjoy beverages and hors d’oeuvres, world music by Adrian Foncerrada, a private show by Sihil, the Cincinnati Zoo’s ocelot, an ocelot-inspired auction and an ocelot update by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist.

Tickets for the soiree are $50 per person. Proceeds will help the Friends of Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to raise money for education and conservation efforts to ensure the long-term survival of ocelots in the Rio Grande Valley.

For ticket information, call Paul Cardile, Friends of the Laguna Atascosa Wildlife Refuge at 748-3607 or 832-3905, credit card payments only.

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