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Zippy is one of the few female college mascots in the United States and was named the winner of the national Capital One Mascot of the Year Challenge in 2007.

Zippy Celebrates Her Birthday with Cupcakes, Balloon Animals, Campus Cupboard Donations

Through her excitement, charm and dancing, Zippy showed no signs of her age during her birthday celebration in the Student Union.
By Megan Parker, News Contributor May 6, 2018

Zippy, The University of Akron’s kangaroo mascot, celebrated turning 65 with students, faculty, staff and fellow mascots Webster from the Akron RubberDucks and Pozzie from Canton Charge. During...

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