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Birmingham Zoo to make $15 million in changes

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Source: The Birmingham Zoo Source: The Birmingham Zoo
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Some big changes are coming to the Birmingham Zoo: $15 million worth of changes. Among them is a newly renovated zoo entrance, an Asian forest and a new plaza.

"The Zoo has been a distinguished attraction for the Birmingham community for nearly 60 years. The new renovations will be an exciting opportunity for the community to come together and watch this landmark grow and develop into an even greater institution," Birmingham Mayor William Bell said in a release.

The money has just been approved and there is no word on when the renovation will start. This comes after the zoo had a record year for attendance in 2013. Zoo officials expect this year to be even better.

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