The St. Louis Zoo was closed Monday morning because of a power outage, according to an announcement on the zoo’s website, though power was restored roughly two hours later.
The zoo was set to reopen at noon and close at 5 p.m.
Most of the exhibits were expected to be open, though zoo officials said other amenities would be limited and urged visitors to bring their own food and drink.
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Backup power provided the services the animals needed during the outage, keeping them safe, according to a post on the zoo’s Facebook page.
Check back for more on this developing story.