Reston Zoo director charged in wallaby's death

Aubrey Whelan

The director of the Reston Zoo, Meghan Mogensen, 26, of Silver Spring, was arrested Monday on an animal cruelty charge following the death of a wallaby. Fairfax County animal control officers also charged her with possession of a controlled substance following a five-month investigation. Authorities said employees have accused Mogensen of drowning an injured wallaby.

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