Power outage at National Zoo resolved

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Power outages were reported at the National Zoo Sunday morning but resolved by the afternoon. No one was injured and the animals were safe.

Mei Xiang at the National Zoo. (Photo: National Zoo)

The zoo was experiencing a problem in one of the power substations, said National Zoo spokeswoman Pamela Baker-Masson.

As of 12:47 p.m., the power problem had been resolved.

All animals are safe, she said.

It was not immediately known if the outages were due to the weather.



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