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Mistakes found in Minnesota Zoo audit

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reported Thursday that the Minnesota Zoo had problems with it's accounting practices. The Minnesota Zoo is funded publicly as well as privately and also receives revenue from ticket, food and gift sales. Most of the problems pertained to outside contracting for these and other services.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune also reported Thursday on the audit. They led with one of the most serious problems: that the zoo had overpaid one vendor $30,000.