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Lake Superior Zoo plans to seek state funding for exhibits

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Representatives from the Lake Superior Zoological Society met with Mayor Don Ness and city administration late last week. At that meeting both parties agreed that the zoo’s current operation is not sustainable in the long-term and immediate changes are necessary to ensure a healthy future for the zoo.


John Scott, Lake Superior Zoological Society president, believes substantial and timely funding from the state of Minnesota is crucial for the zoo.

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