Zoos in Calif., Md. bet on outcome of Super Bowl

Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 1/31/2013 12:48 pm

BALTIMORE (AP) — Call it monkeying around, but two zoos now have a small stake in the outcome of the Super Bowl after a bet that's a little wild.

The leaders of The Maryland Zoo and The San Francisco Zoological Gardens made the wager Wednesday evening.

Baltimore's Maryland Zoo, which is home to the Ravens' official mascots, Rise and Conquer, says if the San Francisco 49ers win the Super Bowl, it will rename the ravens' enclosure the "San Francisco 49ers exhibit."

In exchange, if the Ravens win, the San Francisco zoo has agreed to re-name the enclosure of its black rhino "Boone," who is named after the 49ers offensive tackle Alex Boone, in honor of the Ravens.

The re-namings would each last for a month beginning Feb. 11.

 

©2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
NEWSCASTS ON DEMAND
WATCH OUR LIVE NEWSCAST

What's On

All content © Copyright 2014 Intermountain West Communications Company. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
You may also view our Sitemap

Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.