Riverbanks Zoo closing in preparation for Hurricane Florence

Female lion Thabisa with her three cubs. Picture retrieved from Riverbanks Zoo Facebook page.

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden released an announcement Thursday afternoon regarding their decision for the facility in relation to Hurricane Florence.

“Because of the predicted path of Hurricane Florence, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will be closed to the public Friday, September 14 – Sunday, September 16,” read the announcement.

Zoo officials ask guests to visit www.riverbanks.org for updated closing information, and any additional announcements.

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