Squirrels Interfere With Cincinnati Zoo's Light Display
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. The holiday lights keep going out at the Cincinnati Zoo, and it's not the zookeepers flipping the switch. With the zoo holding its annual Festival of Lights, large patches of the park keep plunging into darkness because something is chewing through the light displays - not lions, tigers or bears; it's squirrels. Zoo officials have tried spreading hot sauce on the light strands to no avail. Apparently, squirrels like it spicy. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by Verb8tm, Inc., an NPR contractor, and produced using a proprietary transcription process developed with NPR. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Accuracy and availability may vary. The authoritative record of NPR’s programming is the audio record.