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Christmas comes early for animals at Riverside Zoo

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For animals at the Riverside Zoo Christmas came a little early, thanks to the Main Street Market.

Employees and customers got together over the last week and a half to raise money for the Riverside Zoo.   Over two hundred dollars was raised which went to buying things like food, play toys and cologne for the animals.   Zoo Director Anne James says the animals love all sorts of unusual things play with.   Main Street Market Manager Linda Everhart was glad to help.

"It was interesting looking at the list of what they needed, things like tortillas and spices and food flavoring and ice cream cups and you know, all the things that we wouldn't want to have and it was just kind of fun," says Everhart. 

Director Anne James says any donations can still be made by dropping by the Zoo.

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