Jan 6, 2011

Plumpton Park Zoo is now open every day of the week

(BANV) The new owners of the Plumpton Park Zoo in Rising Sun are now keeping it open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily to entice visitors to the 25-year-old zoo they purchased from its aging founder Ed Plumstead. Plumstead closed it this past summer following a USDA inspection that turned up some problems with the animals’ care and condition. Cheryl and Nichlas Lacovara, of Mullica Hill, New Jersey, who were longtime fans of the zoo and exotic animal enthusiasts themselves, bought the zoo and enlisted the help of a team of volunteers to renovate it. Continued