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Persistence — and a pardon — pays off for Oakland Zoo expansion

Persistence — and a pardon — pays off for Oakland Zoo expansion



2018-07-12T23:50:00+0000

On Thursday, the Oakland Zoo's long-awaited California Trail was unveiled for the first time to the public, marking the culmination of a 25-year project and $72 million investment.





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