(CBS/AP) — Brookfield Zoo outside Chicago is reopening on March 1 after being closed for two months because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Brookfield Zoo: Hudson The Polar Bear

(Credit: Brookfield Zoo)

Zoo officials say when it reopens, mitigation measures will be in place, starting with a requirement that visitors wear masks when social distancing isn’t possible.

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Also, the only indoor spaces that will be open are rest rooms. The carousel and the motor safari will also remain closed.

Brookfield Zoo: Sasha And Lisa The Amur Leopards

(Credit: Brookfield Zoo)

The zoo will operate at 25% capacity and reservations must be made online.

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