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Zoo News: Tuesday is Inspection Day

Zoo Jam, Nex-Tech Zoo Fest enjoyed by many

Photos are from the Nex-Tech Zoo Fest, held June 1 at the Brit Spaugh Zoo in Great Bend.

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“June 12th could possibly be the most important day in zoo history!!” Brit Spaugh Zoo Director Scott Gregory said. He was speaking of the Great Bend zoo’s history. Tuesday is the day the zoo will be inspected by staff from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums for possible accreditation.
Volunteers are needed for a final clean-up on Monday. Anyone interested in helping may send an e-mail to Gregory at
The zoo has been working toward AZA accreditation for about six years, Gregory said. The inspection will take three days.
“This is D-Day for us, so we ...

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