Originally published on Tue April 2, 2013 3:30 pm
Starting this Saturday, visitors to the Saint Louis Zoo will have their first chance to check out a new sea lion exhibit.
The 1.5 acre, $18 million habitat will house 11 California sea lions in a large saltwater pool. There’s also an arena for sea lion shows.
Updated 2:10 p.m. Aug. 23 with cause of death
One of the country's top professional associations for zoos and aquariums says people should not be worried about the quality of care at the St. Louis Zoo, despite the death of another animal there.
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