MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A new milestone was reached Tuesday in the $62 million renovation of Tom Lee Park.
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A giant river otter will be among the wildlife that'll be part of River Play, the new children's playground.
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In fact, there will be two giant wooden otters among a slightly smaller sturgeon, a salamander, and a caterpillar as part of an obstacle route children will be able to run along while also learning about regional ecology.
The large wooden structures had to be brought in by 18-wheelers.
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The goal is to have the park back open in time for the 2023 Memphis in May festival.