Jackson Zoo closed on Thursday due to power outages


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Due to severe weather on Tuesday, the Jackson Zoo will be temporarily closed after experiencing some power outages in the park.

The zoo will be closed on Thursday, May 6.

According to zoo officials, all animals and staff are well. There was no damage to any buildings, but there were some fallen limbs and debris.

Leaders plan to reopen the zoo on Friday, May 7.

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