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Santa Barbara Zoo Breaks Ground for New Exhibit


The Santa Barbara Zoo broke ground on 10/11 for its biggest-ever expansion, which will feature-among other things-a 6,000-square-foot California condor exhibit. The condor cage will house six condors, North America’s largest birds. The project, known as California Trails, will cost $6 million and was partially underwritten by Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree, the Drier family, and the Santa Ynez Chumash. The new exhibit should be open next fall.

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