Portland OKs zoo's remodeling plans

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

The City of Portland granted land-use approval for new improvement projects at the Oregon Zoo.

Specifically, the city granted land-use approval for a new conservation education facility, and improved exhibits for polar bears, primates and rhinos. Those projects may take as long as eight years to complete.

The zoo applied early for land-use approval on a handful of projects so construction could move ahead. A water purification system in the penguin exhibit and the zoo's new veterinary medical center are complete.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

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