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Tuesday, July 6, 2021 | 11:50 p.m.
LOS ANGELES — If there’s a missing necklace, an AWOL infant penguin or a herd of on-the-free caribou, Ridley Jones is your go-to male. Or make that your female.
The 6-year-old title character of Netflix’s new animated sequence has the pluck and daring of vintage display screen heroes who ended up routinely male, a stubborn trope that “Ridley Jones” creator Chris Nee is eager to vanquish for TV’s youngest viewers.