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Pueblo Zoo to reopen in phases for members, general public

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Posted at 12:26 PM, Jun 05, 2020

PUEBLO — The Pueblo Zoo is set to reopen to members and the general public next week, according to an announcement made Friday.

For Monday and Tuesday, members will be allowed to visit the zoo while the general public can begin visiting the zoo Wednesday.

The zoo said buildings will be closed, visitors can still purchase food or gift shop items and "guests will be able to enjoy the zoo’s spacious 25 acres of flat greenspace and gardens along a designated one-way path."

“We are delighted to be able to get back to serving our community and our mission,” Executive Director Abigail Krause said in a release. “We know that people are in much need of recreation and distraction, and the Pueblo Zoo will be a great place to provide that respite. We are counting on everyone to work together to adhere to guidelines, so we can each do our part in keeping our animals and our community safe.”

Tickets will be available for sale at a walk-up counter only and the zoo is encouraging people or groups to follow social distancing guidelines by leaving 6 feet of distance between them. Guests will have to wear face cloth coverings and those who are sick are asked to stay home.

For more information on the zoo's policy for reopening, click here.