ARLINGTON, VA (WUSA9) - Reagan National Airport is getting a big public pat on the back for its efforts in trying to reunite a 6-year-old with a beloved friend. A stuffed marmot – that’s a large mountainous squirrel went missing when the family returned from Boston Tuesday.
The parents called the airport and told them it disappeared somewhere between the American Airlines gate in Terminal C and the garage.
The airport needed some extra help, so they posted a picture on twitter with the caption, “Beloved animal slept with 6-year-old since infancy.”
The airport used the hashtag #FindtheBadger. The tweet was retweeted almost 800 times and liked more than 500.
Airport officials later realized their badger was actually a marmot later tweeting, “now that we got the name right maybe he’ll come home.”
Have you seen this stuffed marmot?
Let’s help reunite these two! If you have seen it, please contact airport officials.
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