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BREC’S Baton Rouge Zoo temporarily closes doors, cancels all events through April 1

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo temporarily closes to the public beginning March 17. The Zoo tentatively plans to re-open on April 1. 

All special events & private events, including birthday parties, safari nights and corporate events scheduled at the Zoo through April 1st have been cancelled. This includes the zoo’s annual Zippity Zoo Fest, originally scheduled for March 28 and 29. A future date for Zippity Zoo Fest will be considered. 

Even though the zoo will not be open to the public, the facility’s veterinary and animal care staff remain onsite daily to provide care for the animals. 

For updates regarding the Zoo’s business hours, check back with their Facebook page.