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  August 27, 2001

A Piece of UConn History:
UConn Husky Meets the Rhody Ram

Image: Husky Meets Ram

Jonathan II, a white Alaskan Husky, meets Rhode Island's ram mascot, Ramses II, in November 1935. The dog arrived on campus the week of the annual football rivalry versus Rhody. The selection of the Husky as college mascot came a year earlier, after students kidnapped the Rhode Island mascot. The newest UConn Husky, Jonathan XII, has just arrived on campus. [Related Story.]

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