News – UK – Edinburgh Zoo will reopen to residents of the capital over the weekend only


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The popular attraction confirmed the move today as the Scottish Government’s guidelines allow the site to be open to locals only

The zoo opened on 4 Its doors closed on January 1st, but will only open again on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from this weekend

It is said that a “wide range of measures” will be in place to ensure everyone’s safety, with only pre-booked tickets being allowed

The zoo also warned people not to travel to the construction site from outside of their municipal area

A statement on the Facebook page stated: “Since the current guidelines from the Scottish Government mean we can open our gates to provide a safe outdoor environment for the residents of the city of Edinburgh, we will be starting the zoo Friday Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays reopen week

“Safety is paramount and there will be a wide range of measures to protect our visitors, employees and animals this includes anyone who needs to pre-book tickets

“We ask everyone to obey government orders This means you are not allowed to travel from outside the local authority area or to gather in groups of more than two households with more than two adults

“Thank you to everyone who has supported us through donations, adoption, membership, and more You are helping to care for our animals and protect endangered species in Scotland and around the world “

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News – UK – Edinburgh Zoo will reopen to residents of the capital over the weekend only