International Visitors Impressed with Peoria Zoo

By WEEK Producer

September 28, 2010 Updated Sep 28, 2010 at 9:20 PM CDT

Africa! got some special visitors Tuesday who say the Peoria Zoo's exhibit looks a lot like home.

Fourteen students and two teachers from a small christian college in The Republic of Zambia in Southern Africa toured the Peoria Zoo on Tuesday.

Zoo officials saw the large group come in and offered them a private tour.

In exchange, the students sang for visitors.

The Zambians said the zoo was impressive and that all of the features looked authentic.

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