- Associated Press - Thursday, August 6, 2015

SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) - Officials at a Michigan zoo say they’ll decide in the attraction’s offseason what to do with a horse festooned with a Confederate flag.

The horse, one of two with a Civil War theme, was removed last week from the carousel at the Saginaw Children’s Zoo. Director Nancy Parker says it’s being stored until a final decision is made about its future.

Parker tells The Saginaw News (https://bit.ly/1DwvRzf ) the zoo is “just letting some of the dust settle” before making its decision. The carousel opened in 1998.

Use of the Confederate flag is under scrutiny after South Carolina removed it from its Capitol in response to the fatal shooting of nine black people in a church. The white suspect, Dylann Roof, appeared in photos waving Confederate flags and burning U.S. flags.


Information from: The Saginaw News, https://www.mlive.com/saginaw

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