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Columbus Zoo: Heart of Africa

Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, Columbus, OH

Completed: May, 2014


Project Descrption:

The Columbus Zoo’s newest and largest expansion, the Heart of Africa, will give guests an up-close experience with Africa's enduring energy, through its cheetah, giraffe, and lion exhibits virtually guided by Jack Hanna. The main focus of the exhibit is the new cheetah run, which allows the guests to experience them in an open atmosphere as they chase the lure reaching full speed. 

Project Scope:

The Nassal Company completed the fabrication and installation of all mudbanks, faux kopje rock, and stone walls to give the appearance of the African plains.