Major tourist hot spots across the world, including the San Diego Zoo, the Eiffel Tower, Pearl Harbor and a portion of the Grand Canyon, are taking precautionary measures by closing to help prevent the spread of .
The announced Monday that the zoo and the San Diego Zoo Safari Park will remain closed until further notice. The popular California destination initially closed on March 13 and had planned to reopen April 1.
According to a statement, the zoo will “continue to have essential and dedicated staff on grounds at both parks, ensuring that the remarkable wildlife in our care continue to thrive. The urgent nature of our work to save species is unchanged, even in the face of this pandemic.”
While Grand Canyon National Park is open,