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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – This year, the Como Zoo prepared for April 1 and the deluge of prank phone calls that comes with it.

The zoo says dozens of callers asked for “Ellie Font” or “Anna Conda.” But the zoo was ready to turn the tables on the pranksters; it set up a phone bank to answer prank calls.

The pranksters were put through to recordings of the animals in their cages.

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