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Military members: Visit the zoo for free on Veterans Day

Military members: Visit the zoo for free on Veterans Day
Male African lion, Zawadi Mungu and female lion Kya at the Oregon Zoo's Preditors of the Serengeti habitat.© Oregon Zoo/Photo by Kathy Street
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The Oregon Zoo will mark Veterans Day by offering free admission on Monday, Nov. 11, for military veterans and active military personnel, as well as family members who accompany them to the zoo. Families of deployed military personnel also will be given free admission.

“We’re grateful to all the people who have served our country and the families who support them,” said Kim Smith, zoo director. “On Nov. 11, we’re observing Veterans Day by inviting active or retired military personnel and their families to enjoy a free day at the zoo.”

To receive free admission Monday, Nov. 11, visitors must show a military or veteran organization ID, discharge papers or other official military identification; families of deployed military personnel must show an active duty ID. The Zoo Store is also offering a 10 percent discount for veterans, active military personnel and their families, with proper identification.
 

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