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Zoo creating new plan after losing its national accreditation

Only days after voting to keep the zoo in Greenwood Park, the Baton Rouge Zoo loses its 40 year accreditation.

Metro Councilwoman Chauna Banks and a newly formed group of activists at a press conference yesterday suggested that BREC hire a third-party to investigate the management, maintenance and funding of the zoo. The Keep the Zoo at Greenwood Park group called on BREC to regain the zoo accreditation by developing a new business model. To read more about the commission, click here.


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