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Stories with subject: Rain forests
  • Grizzlies, tigers part of Roger Williams Park Zoo expansion 
    Updated: May-21-15 5:58 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence has unveiled plans to add a new education center and rainforest building as well as tigers, grizzly bears and moose by 2035.

  • Ohio family treks through Rwandan rainforest to see gorillas 
    Updated: May-09-15 3:01 pm

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Loann Crane could have reached out and touched the mountain gorillas that loped around and above her in the Rwandan rainforest.

  • Texas looks to German experience for Astrodome plans 
    Updated: May-04-15 1:31 pm

    BRAND, Germany - It rose on a former Soviet airfield south of Berlin, a towering hangar bigger than a dozen football fields where ambitious entrepreneurs planned to revive Germany's zeppelin industry. That dream died in 2002 when funding ran out, but the building was reborn as a massive popular tropical theme park, complete with a rainforest, a beach, waterslides and more than 850 hotel beds.