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New at the Zoo: Citizens Asked to Contribute to “A Wilder Vision”

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FORT WORTH--Who doesn't love a day at the zoo?

Fort Worth has a great one and it's about to get even better.

Today we saw some of the plans for "A Wilder Vision."

The animals get new habitats, the people get new event spaces,restaurants, restrooms and exhibits.

Some of the work's already well underway.

"Education is the most critical part of our mission," said Ramona Bass, a longtime zoo supporter, fundraiser, and member of the board of directors. "Everything we add adds to our ability to educate."

Something like that comes with a big price tag: a hundred million dollars!

Here's the best part: 90% of that has already been raised. That's where the rest of us come in. The zoo's asking for donations to cover the other $10 million.

"This zoo belongs to the citizens of Fort Worth," Bass said. "I think they would love to be involved in creating something this special."

Special for visitors. And special for the animals, who could get a new place to call home.

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