PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Gorillas at the Philadelphia Zoo have a new place to play. On Wednesday, the zoo opened its new Gorilla Treehouse.
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“This is a huge structure. It’s more than 25 feet tall, more than 30 feet long,” said Michael Stern, the zoo’s curator of primates and small mammals. “We put it out in the yard so the animals can get all kinds of good exercise and also be more visible to all of our public here at the zoo.”
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🦍+🌳+🏠=😍Today we unveiled Gorilla Treehouse, a new aerial adventure for our gorillas! Plan your Zoo visit this weekend and watch our gorillas take to new heights and explore this exciting new environment! #phillyzoo #philadelphiazoo #gorilla pic.twitter.com/EXKKFVFh6FREAD MORE: 10-Year-Old Boy Recovering After Grazed By Bullet In North Philadelphia: Police
— Philadelphia Zoo (@phillyzoo) August 7, 2019
The zoo is open every day from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.