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GREENSBORO, N.C. (WGHP) — The Greensboro Science Center opens the new Revolution Ridge attraction this week.

The $15.5 million expansion to the current zoo allows guests to see rare animals from around the world including pygmy hippos, okapi and cassowaries. 

In addition to the animal habitats, visitors can tour the new animal hospital and watch as veterinarians treat their patients.   

The CEO of the Science Center took Shannon Smith on a behind the scenes tour of Revolution Ridge before it opens to the public on June 4.