Sheriff Woody toy found at San Antonio Zoo reunited with owner, officials say

SA Zoo’s Curt the bear befriended the sheriff during his temporary stay

San Antonio Zoo’s Curt the bear now has a friend in Sheriff Woody after he was found in his habitat on Sunday. (Credit: SA Zoo) (San Antonio Zoo)

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It’s a happy ending for Sheriff Woody, who was found at San Antonio Zoo. As of Saturday afternoon, the toy has since been reunited with his owner.

The zoo shared an update on social media after Woody was discovered in Curt the bear’s exhibit last weekend.

UPDATE: Woody’s owner has been found! He is on his way home after being returned by the Animal Care Specialist who...

Posted by San Antonio Zoo on Saturday, March 27, 2021

Sheriff Woody is now on his way home after being returned from the Animal Care Specialist who partnered with Curt the bear and another security guard to rescue him after he was found near the bear’s exhibit, according to zoo staff.

Woody still managed to make friends at the zoo and get a quick tour during his temporary stay.

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San Antonio Zoo’s Curt the bear now has a friend in Sheriff Woody after he was found in his habitat on Sunday.

The Sheriff Woody toy was likely left behind on accident from a family, according to zoo officials.

But, don’t worry! Sheriff Woody is safe and sound. He was also able to check out the zoo and meet some new friends.

The zoo shared Woody’s adventure on Facebook, as he posed with a T-rex, a lion statue, and even got a close look at the red-ruffed lemurs!

If your child is missing a Woody doll, the zoo says it’s waiting for you in the lost and found. He’s probably got some cool stories to tell!

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Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.