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National Zoo's new $56 million elephant habitat opens Saturday

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When Marie Galloway stepped up to a podium Thursday at the Smithsonian's National Zoo, she was quick to acknowledge the elephant in the room -- two of them, to be precise. As two Asian elephants foraged in the background, Galloway and other leaders described the zoo's new indoor elephant habitat, the final piece of a seven-year project that will open to the public on Saturday. "We...