The Chattanooga Zoo partnered with students and faculty in the UTC Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences and College of Engineering to renovate the Zoo’s existing prairie dog exhibit.
The original prairie dog exhibit, home to five prairie dogs, was built in 1998. This exhibit is approximately 400 square feet in size and contains two chest-high observation windows. UTC Engineering students have redesigned the exhibit to incorporate a children’s viewing tunnel which will allows children to get eye level with their prairie dog counterparts through the creation of a viewing space within the actual exhibit.
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