Henry Doorly Zoo Announces Furloughs And Job Cuts In Wake Of Pandemic

May 8, 2020

The Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium in Omaha says it will need to furlough employees and eliminate positions because of a loss in revenue caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Officials say the zoo's budget needs to be cut by 36-percent due to a projected loss of more than 26-million dollars. The zoo has been closed since March 16th.