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Philly Zoo to Unveil “The Big Cat Crossing” This Saturday

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Philly Zoo to Unveil “The Big Cat Crossing” This Saturday

(Photo cred. AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

 

The Philadelphia Zoo is pioneering the way zoo’s will be built.  The zoo plans to unveil what they are calling  “The Big Cat Crossing.” This 330 ft. long mesh tunnel will be situated directly above the Zoo’s main visitors path.  Visitors will be a new perspective of big cats and the cats themselves benefit buy exploring new sites and territories.  The crossing will be available for tigers, pumas, jaguars, lions, and more.

Philadelphia Zoo is the first zoo to adapt the crossing system and officials are claiming that this new addition will change the way future zoo’s will be built.  Zoo’s have trended from cage to natural enclosures.  However, The Big Cat Tunnel will give enclosed cats the option to explore and gain more exercise.

In about a year more animals such as hippos, giraffes, and large birds will have have their own tunnels to use.  The Philadelphia Zoo is the oldest zoo in America and is home to more than 1,300 animals.  With this new addition it is now the most innovative.

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