Detroit Zoo closed due to flooding damage

Detroit Zoo closed due to flooding damage

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ROYAL OAK, Mich. (WXYZ) --  The Detroit Zoo will be closed on Tuesday thanks to Monday's record-breaking rainfall.

According to the zoo, all animals are secure and there are no concerns with animal welfare.

Flooding caused damage to some facilities and equipment, including the Arctic Ring of Life, boilers in other buildings, and technical equipment.

Crews are currently evaluating all areas of the zoo to begin cleanup efforts and repairs.

The Detroit Zoo is expected to reopen with regular business hours on Wednesday.

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