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Marines, sailors restore San Francisco Zoo

Cpl. Dustin Boughton with the 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit clears debris at the San Francisco Zoo restoration project, Oct. 5, during San Francisco Fleet Week 2012. Marines and sailors volunteered with the San Francisco Zoo to help protect sensitive natural habitat, and clear an area for a new Jurassic exhibit. More than 800 Marines and sailors from 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Combat Logistics Regiment 1 and the 13th MEU will participate in the annual event from Oct. 3-8 and will showcase humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capabilities to the Bay Area.



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This work, Marines, sailors restore San Francisco Zoo [Image 2 of 10], by Sgt Kevin Okamura, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.05.2012

Date Posted:10.05.2012 22:11

Photo ID:676701

VIRIN:121005-M-FS053-002

Resolution:3744x5616

Size:4.19 MB

Location:SAN FRANCISCO, CA, USGlobe

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