San Antonio Zoo Honours Late Residents For Mexican Day Of The Dead

San Antonio Zoo is marking the Mexican Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) at the start of November by paying homage to many of its late residents. Dia de los Muertos is a traditional Mexican holiday dedicated to honouring departed loved ones, It carries immense significance in the vibrant city of San Antonio – with its close ties across the Mexican border. Tim Morrow, President and CEO of the San Antonio Zoo, says: “We are incredibly humbled by the rich cultural heritage of San Antonio and the beauty of the Dia de los Muertos celebration” “This event provides a meaningful opportunity for our community to come together and remember and honor our loved ones, including the animals that have touched our lives” Guests at the zoo have been encouraged to bring a framed photograph of their pet to display on the temporary animal ofrenda, a beautifully adorned altar.

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