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Sea Lion Exhibit to Open April 10 at Turtleback Zoo

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The sea lion exhbit, along with a stingray touch tank, are opening on April 10. Credits: Turtleback Zoo
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A Sea Lion and Sting Ray exhibit will open at Turtleback Zoo. Credits: nj.com
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WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Wednesday, April 10, at 11 a.m., the long awaited Sea Lion Exhibit will be officially opened at Turtleback Zoo, and Governor Chris Christie, along with Essex County Executive Joe DiVincenzo, will be on hand to open it.

Governor Chris Christie will join the County Executive for the grand opening of the Sea Lion Sound Exhibit in Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. The Sea Lion Sound Exhibit is a  natural habitat-themed display and the largest exhibit developed in Turtle Back’s history. It features an 82,000-gallon pool for sea lions and a 1,600-gallon touch tank for stingrays, with additional space for educational programs and special events. Turtleback Zoo has not housed sea lions in over twenty years, and the opening helps to celebrate the Zoo's Fiftieth Anniversary. 

 

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