The Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia, PA has a 42 acre garden and over 1,300 animals for visitors to see.
The zoo opened its doors in 1874. Animals are featured in their natural habitats like the African Plains. Featured animals in this exhibit are giraffes, gazelles, cheetahs, and white rhinoceros. Other habitats are Bear County and Monkey Junction.
At the zoo their are exhibits of kangaroos, bears, birds, monkeys, large cats, reptiles and a special kid's zoo. The mesh trails called Zoo360 give animals more freedom to roam and move around even above the zoo. They have a Gorilla Treeway, Big Cat Crossing, Great Ape Trail, and Treetop Trail.
Some of the unique attractions at the zoo are the Amazon Rain Forest Carousel. It was one of the first in the United States. The camel safari let's older children and adults ride a camel and learn about them. 6ABCZooBallon let's tourists take a 10 minute balloon ride over the zoo to see zebras, polar bears, giraffes and other animals.
A trip to the Philadelphia Zoo is exciting because their are many different animals to see. It has crocodiles, alligators, snakes, and lizards. The zoo has several endangered species in their natural habitat like the lemurs, black spider monkeys and Gaum Kingfisher.
The Philadelphia Zoo has several place to eat Tiger Terrace, 34th Street Market, Philly CheeseSteak and All Natural Hot Dogs. There are sweets, snacks, a gift shop, restrooms, strollers and wheel chair rentals. It is a great place for families, couples, and individuals to tour to learn about the many diverse animals in the world.