Carrie Cramer, of the DeYoung Family Zoo in Wallace, Mich. and star of the Nat Geo Wild show My Life is a Zoo, traveled to the state Capitol to testify before the Senate panel in support of the measure.
"Enacting this bill will give parks more choice in what association they want to join," Cramer
"Thanks to all of Carrie
and Bud's hard work, visitors to the zoo can see a variety of wild animals in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula.
The DeYoung Family Zoo
, run by Cramer
and Bud DeYoung, is home to more than 400 animals, including exotic animals like tigers and a variety of monkeys, as well as other animals like cows, llamas and horses.