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Merle Hay Mall Zoo Closes, but Protesters Still Active

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    DES MOINES, Iowa – Protesters supporting a petition back in the summer to close an indoor zoo at Merle Hay Mall say their fight is far from over, even though the zoo closed its doors Monday. The Academy of Wildlife Education kept bears, wolves, and other wild animals on display at the Merle Hay Mall, but public outcry over “inhumane conditions” led to an online petition demanding its closure ... More...