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New safari opens in Topeka zoo


September 2, 2018

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Visitors to the Topeka Zoo's newest exhibit can now experience what it's like to go on a safari.

Camp Cowabunga opened Friday to the public. The exhibit is based on zoo director emeritus Gary Clarke's experiences leading safaris, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported .

"What we've tried to do with this experience is plant enough seeds and ideas that people can use a little bit of imagination and really imagine what it might be like," said zoo director Brendan Wiley.

The entrance features a mixed species animal exhibit with patas monkeys, guinea fowl and tortoises. The ex...

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