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Storms impact Jackson Zoo

Good news. The zoo will reopen on Saturday.

Posted: Apr 19, 2019 2:59 PM

JACKSON, Miss. (WTVA) - Thursday’s storms forced the Jackson Zoo to temporarily close to clean up debris and damage.

The animals and staff members are ok, according to the zoo’s Facebook page.

The storm knocked down trees and power lines, leading to Friday’s closure.

However, the zoo confirmed it will reopen on Saturday.

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