The Cruel Irony of the Oakland Zoo Expansion 

A proposed exhibit celebrating California native species would plow under parkland that is home to endangered wildlife.

At more than five hundred acres, little-known Knowland Park is Oakland's single largest parcel of open space. It's also of immense ecological value, environmentalists say. The oak and riparian woodlands and perennial grasslands on Knowland's rolling hills host an array of native…

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