Dickerson Park Zoo creates fire hose furniture for the animals

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– Lions, tigers, and bears have been given some new furniture thanks to Willard Fire Department and the Dickerson Park Zoo.

Used firehoses have been donated to the zoo to create hammocks, toys, and feeders for various animals. Zookeepers have been trained to weave the hose into assorted shapes for the enjoyment and comfort of the animals.

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