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After a unanimous vote the BR Zoo is…

Staying in right where it is!

Overall, many northern residents argued that losing their biggest economic driver would be harmful to the city, and many southern residents complained that traffic would get worse (WORSE, PEOPLE). In addition, the relocation would cost about $150 million.

After the nearly 4 hour meeting with a decision to keep the zoo where it is, BREC Superintendent Carolyn McKnight announced that BREC does plan on renovating the zoo. To read more about the vote, click here.


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