After struggling to keep its accreditation back in 2004, the Fresno Chaffee Zoo got a boost from voters with a special sales tax. Now a decade later the zoo is again asking voters for their help on the November ballot. But as FM89’s Diana Aguilera reports, some say Fresno’s zoo is already being saved.
Nearly eleven years ago Angel Arrellano wrote a letter to her local newspaper.
“Dear Fresno Bee. My name is Angel and I am nine. I heard that the Chafee Zoo is having money problems.”
Along with her letter, Angel sent something extra.