Zoo employees took advantage of the balmy weather Sept. 21 to put up the lights for Wild Lights, the zoo's holiday display.

Wild Lights, which will open the Friday after Thanksgiving, returns after a 16-year hiatus, said David Barnhardt, director of marketing and pr.

"We're excited to bring it back," Barnhardt said. "It's important to create these memorable moments with family. It will be pretty spectacular."

For details, visit www.akronzoo.org or call 330-375-2550.