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Man who founded zoo on Carolina Beach Road dies at 88

By Andrew DunnAndrew.Dunn@StarNewsOnline.com

George Tregembo, collector of animals and assorted worldly curiosities that became the Tregembo Animal Park, died Thursday after an illness. He was 88.Tregembo opened the Carolina Beach Road zoo in 1953, originally calling it the Tote Em In Zoo. It quickly became a child favorite, and remains a landmark to this day.

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