A glimpse of South Africa at the Orchid Escape event

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It may be freezing outside, but at Mesker Park Zoo it’s a comfortable 75 degrees. 

‘Orchid Escape’ kicked off tonight. The exhibit is a journey through South America.

Visitors can stroll through a tropical jungle filled with blooming orchids, waterfalls, and exotic animals.

Tonight’s opening night guests enjoyed appetizers, dessert, and drinks.

 Planning for orchid escape begins months in advance.

The event runs through March 17th.

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(This story was originally published on February 9, 2019)

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