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WSJ spotlights design at Denver Zoo

The Wall Street Journal reported on innovative design at zoos across the country, including the Denver Zoo's Toyota Elephant Passage.


The Denver Zoo's Toyota Elephant Passage exhibit includes an overhead vine system for swinging primates. But it is the elephants that are the big draw for many zoo visitors.

Nathan Mosley says he renewed his family's Denver Zoo membership this spring after letting it lapse a couple of years ago. He says the family now visits every few weeks, and each time the children -- 4-year-old Alyssa and 2-year-old Jake -- get a thrill when they see the elephants do something new. Most recently, they found one splashing in the water. "All the kids screamed," says Mr. Mosley, who works in the city manager's office in nearby Wheat Ridge, Colo. "It was fun seeing the elephant without any prompting doing what he might ordinarily do."

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