Lincoln Children's Zoo announces temporary closure of giraffe exhibit after incident
This undated photo, provided by Animal Adventure Park on Sunday, June 3, 2018, shows a giraffe named April at Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, N.Y. Park officials said 20-year-old April was euthanized "due to her worsening arthritis." (Animal Adventure Park via AP)
Posted at 4:04 PM, Jul 03, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-03 17:04:04-04
LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Lincoln Children's Zoo announced on social media that the giraffe herd will remain off-exhibit through July 4.
This stems from an incident that occurred at the outdoor giraffe feeding deck that resulted in the injury of a zoo guest.
The zoo is currently assessing the situation.
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