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Walkabout Australia opens at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Walkabout Australia opens at San Diego Zoo Safari Park

The vastness of rural Australia and its varied habitats — the desert outback, the lush grasslands, the dense forests and the northern rainforests — can’t be known in just a few hours.

But you’ll get a taste of what it’s like at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park’s new Walkabout Australia attraction, which opens Friday.

Inquisitive kangaroos and energetic wallabies; fearsome megabirds called cassowaries; laughing kookaburras and...

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