Locals enjoy summer visits to the zoo

6/27/2013
BY ANDY MORRISON
BLADE PHOTOGRAPHER
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Baru, an Australian crocodile, lies motionless in the water at the Toledo Zoo.

The Blade/Andy Morrison

Baru, an Australian crocodile, lies motionless in the water at the Toledo Zoo.
Baru, an Australian crocodile, lies motionless in the water at the Toledo Zoo.

Baru, the Toledo Zoo’s 17-foot Australian crocodile, keeps an eye just above the waterline at the Wild Walkabout exhibit.

The 1,500-pound saltwater croc was brought to Toledo with help from Block Communications Inc., The Blade’s parent company, in April and has been on exhibit since May.

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