LOST: 6-year-old's stuffed animal missing at airport

A 6-year-old lost a beloved stuffed toy at Reagan National Airport.

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.

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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.”

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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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