Endangered Species carousel to open in June

April 14, 2008

A one-of-a-kind carousel will begin to spin at the Chattanooga Zoo at Warner Park. According to a story in the Chattanooga Times Free Press, All of the animals featured on the carousel are endangered species. Carousel fanciers can soon climb on polar bears, a spotted hyena, and a manatee. The carousel should be open in June.

Photo courtesy of Horsin’ Around

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Eating Snail Darters

April 14, 2008

The last dam that the Tennessee Valley Authority built was the Federal agency’s most controversial one. The Tellico Dam flooded the Little Tennessee River, a beautiful, trout-filled stream coming out of North Carolina and flowing into the Tennessee River just below Knoxville. There was no need for the project except to create more lakefront property for developers.

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