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Utica Zoo planning new four-season red panda exhibit

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The Utica Zoo is planning a new four-season red panda exhibit, which will be part of a larger building at the zoo’s entrance.

Posted: Feb 2, 2021 4:53 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – The Utica Zoo is planning a new four-season red panda exhibit, which will be part of a larger building at the zoo’s entrance.

The project also includes an expansion at the admission gate and gift shop, as well as the addition of an educational space.

The new exhibit will be home to the zoo’s four red pandas, two adults and two offspring born in 2019.

The expansion project was made possible through funding from the New York State Department of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, and private donations from Brett Humphreys and Samantha Merton.

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