Abilene Zoo celebrates 50th anniversary


ABILENE, Texas - The Abilene Zoo celebrated its 50 th anniversary Saturday, and they gave zoo goers a reason to celebrate with them.

Kids under 12 got in the gate for just ten cents Saturday.

That was the price back in 1966 when the zoo first opened.

The zoo also held a music fest to celebrate.

The Abilene Community Band kicked off the festival at the pavilion.

Several other bands followed that performance.

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