Rady pledged that the zoo must come up with $20 million in matching funds over a two year period.
The exhibit to be entitled ‘Conrad Prebys Africa Rock exhibit’ which will replace ‘Dog and Cat’ Canyon’ (the zoo’s oldest exhibit) will be ready to open in 4 years time.
The exhibit will include more than 50 species of African animals. Patas, velvet monkeys and African birds will be included. A 65-foot-tall man-made waterfall called Rady Falls and a Madagascar Habitat that will feature seven species of lemurs.
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