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Safari West Wildlife Preserve Welcomes 'Miracle' Tubbs During North Bay Fires

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    Tubbs, a Nile Lechwe, was born at the Safari West Wildlife Preserve in Santa Rosa during the North Bay fires.

    The Safari West Wildlife Preserve in Santa Rosa is celebrating what it calls a miracle while devastating wildfires continue to burn in the North Bay.

    Safari West recently welcomed Tubbs, its newest Nile Lechwe -- an aquatic antelope found only in a small area of eastern Africa. The preserve named Tubbs after one of the wildfires burning and said Nile Lechwe are endangered.

    "Every baby born is vitally important to the survival of the species," Safari West wrote on its website.

    The wildlife preserve hopes sharing Tubbs' story will "remind us to see the light" while the region battles and recovers from the fires.

    View more on the Safari West website.

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