The new exhibit features animals from the Pacific coast such as bears, sea lions, seals and otters.
The structure will be the zoo's largest exhibit in the Hogle Zoo's 81-year history and will feature the very much-awaited return of the polar bears.
The exhibit will also house bald eagles.
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