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Naples Zoo sets record raising $1.3 million dollars for a single event

Posted at 4:43 PM, Nov 08, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 17:17:06-05

NAPLES, Fla. — The Naples Zoo has set a record for fundraising.

The 2019 Zoo Gala raised more than 1.3 million dollars, breaking the Zoo's fundraising record for a single event.

All the money will go toward expanding the Zoo's conservation programs, as well as the New South American Trail Exhibit.

The Zoo hopes to get a breeding pair of endangered Jaguars as part of the exhibit.