UPDATE: 11:34 a.m.ZooMontana has resolved the issue, and the zoo is safe and open for all guests. They thank all patrons for their patience.

Original Article - Published July 1, 2022 at 11:20 a.m.

According to the ZooMontana Facebook page, a black bear made its way to the parking lot of ZooMontana late Friday (07/01) morning, which delayed the zoo's opening.

ZooMontana is currently working directly with Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks to assess the situation and ensure the area is safe for guests to enter the zoo. Until that time, the zoo will remain closed. Anyone with questions is encouraged to contact ZooMontana and watch the ZooMontana Facebook page for more updates.

Credit: ZooMontana via Facebook
Credit: ZooMontana via Facebook

We will update this article as more information becomes available.

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