New Hogle Zoo 'Rocky Shores' exhibit set to open Friday, June 1st

Published: Thursday, May 31 2012 1:37 p.m. MDT

Rizzo, a 14-year-old polar bear, plays in her exhibit at Utah's Hogle Zoo on Thursday, May 31, 2012. The Rocky Shores exhibit, an $18 million new exhibit, is set to open Friday, June 1, 2012. The exhibit will debut a dozen new animals, including bears, otters and seals. The site will also serve as a new home for several bald eagles.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — Hogle Zoo's newest residents were getting comfortable in their surroundings a day before their new exhibit is opened to the public.

The Rocky Shores exhibit, an $18 million new exhibit, is opening Friday. The exhibit will debut a dozen new animals, including polar bears, grizzly bears, otters and seals. The site will also serve as a new home for several bald eagles.

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