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Magnetic Hill Zoo postpones season opening


April 3, 2014

MONCTON – Due to unsafe conditions brought about by the recent storms, the Magnetic Hill Zoo will delay its season opening, originally scheduled for April 5, until April 12.

Ice buildup on trees and branches, as well as high accumulations of snow has made it unsafe for both the animals and visitors.

“We’re erring on the side of caution,” said Bernie Gallant, Coordinator of the Magnetic Hill Zoo. “We want to make sure that when we open for the season, that visitors can enjoy their experience and that the animals are comfortable.”

The delay has also postponed the debut of the zoo’s new Amur tigers. Their debut to the public will now be later this spring.

Season passes are available at $59.99 for adults, $49.99 for youth and seniors, $39.99 for children (4-11) and $129.99 for a family of four (two adults and two children).

Also, the Magnetic Hill Zoo is now home to the tallest playground in Atlantic Canada, complete with seven slides for the kids to play.

For more info about the Magnetic Hill Zoo, go to moncton.ca/zoo.

 

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Media Contact:

André Cormier
Corporate Communications
City of Moncton
506-859-2686
andrem.cormier@moncton.ca