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Buffalo Zoo to reopen on Thursday, July 2

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Posted at 10:08 AM, Jun 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-26 10:08:36-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Buffalo Zoo is set to reopen on Thursday, July 2.

The Zoo announced the planned reopening date on Friday, in addition to enhanced health and safety measures to help protect guests, team members and animals alike.

Buffalo Zoo Safe Steps Include:

  • Temperature checks using no-touch forehead thermometers for all guests and team members.
  • Required masks/face coverings for all guests age two and above.
  • A dedicated cleaning and disinfection team and a closure every Tuesday for deep cleaning and sanitation
  • Reduced daily guest capacity to assist with social distancing.
  • Required advance online ticket purchase at BuffaloZoo.org, timed entry and touchless, cashless transactions.
  • Modifications to some guest pathways and closures of some exhibit features

It's important to note, on Thursday, July 2 the zoo will reopen to members only. It will open to the general public on Friday, July 3. The Zoo will be closed on Tuesdays for deep cleaning and disinfection.

The Buffalo Zoo has been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.