Mesker Park Zoo closing due COVID-19

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EVANSVILLE, Ind (WEHT) Mesker Park Zoo and Botanic Garden is the latest place to close due to the coronavirus.

The zoo will close to the public starting Saturday, March 14, though Sunday, March 19.

During this time the zoo staff will continue daily care for the animals and plants.

The multi-venue spring break camp “Destination Discovery” has also been cancelled.

Zoo officials say they will continue to share photos and stories with you during this closure and continue to provide updates throughout.

Mesker Park Zoo says they will reassess this status at the end of the next two weeks.

Right now, there are not any confirmed cases of coronavirus in our Tri-State area.

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(This story was originally published on March 13, 2020)

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