MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Some sled dogs have fur that can withstand temperatures 55 degrees below zero.

And that’s just one of the fun facts learned while visiting the Wildlife Science Center.

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For Sandy Hagan, dogs are his hobby and passion.

“They teach me to be patient, they teach me to bite my lip instead of hollering at them,” he said.

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Hagan is one of a number of mushers who will bring his dog team to the Wildlife Science Center’s Winter Festival on Saturday.

Executive Director Peggy Callahan says it’s also a chance to get outside and see what Minnesota has to offer.

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“This is a special day where they get to see the wolves, and all the animals,” she said.