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Akron zoo announces new wildlife exhibit opening date

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Posted at 3:11 PM, Jan 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-27 15:11:53-05

AKRON, Ohio — A new exhibit at the Akron Zoo finally has an opening date.

The Pride of Africa will be opening at the zoo on June 1.

The new area will feature an expanded habitat for the lions, a grasslands habitat for Speke's gazelle and white storks, a Maasai boma with goats and an expanded train ride.

Next summer, the zoo will open a brand new exhibit called Wild Asia.