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Fire Engulfs Indy Zoo Exhibit

Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2007

(INDIANAPOLIS) - A fire at The Indianapolis Zoo has killed several small animals and closed part of an exhibit.

The zoo says the fire in the critter corner building of its encounters area began before 4:30 a.m. Saturday.

Sprinklers extinguished the fire in 35 minutes but not before it killed three turtles, two birds, an armadillo, a snake and other animals. Some birds, reptiles, and rodents are being treated at the zoo's hospital.

The cause remains under investigation.

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