The Dallas City Council voted last week to hand over management of the city-owned Dallas Zoo to the Dallas Zoological Society, part of city manager Mary Suhm's effort to balance the fiscal 2010 budget.

The city said the move would save $1.5 million this year and many millions more in future years.

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