Bronx Zoo | New York Zoo | Zoos in New York
The largest Metropolitan Zoo in the United States, the New York Bronx Zoo comprises 265 acres of park lands and naturalistic habitats, through which the New York Bronx River flows.
The Bronx Zoo's newest exhibit features 6.5 acres of shady forest, treetop lookouts, rock promontories, streams and wading pools, bamboo thickets, and sunny meadows -- all home to a wonderful collection of animals, including two troops of lowland gorillas. The Forest's dense and mysterious landscape comprises more than 15,000 plants, representing 400 species.
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Aside from watching the twenty-two gorillas in action, visitors can enjoy and learn about mandrills, DeBrazza's monkeys, and red river hogs living in naturalistic habitats throughout seemingly contiguous outdoor exhibits. Indoor habitats are home to Wolf's monkeys, reptiles, fish, and invertebrates.
The dry riverbeds of Baboon Reserve feature a simulated archaeological dig where visitors can learn about the evolution of gelada baboons. A field station affords impressive views of baboons and Nubian ibex co-existing on an Ethiopian-style mountain range.
The Bengali Express, a two-mile-long monorail trip through the dark forests and open meadows of the elephant, rhino, antelope, and Siberian tiger.
The World of Darkness, where night is day for bats, bush babies, sugar gliders, and other nocturnals. The famous Reptile House, where crocodiles, pythons, frogs, and others hop and slither about. Visitors will also enjoy the World of Birds, Skyfari, Wild Asia, African Plains, MouseHouse, and much more.
There is also the Children's Zoo, where kids can pet and feed domestic animals. Here they can also be animals by climbing a spider's web, crawling through a prairie dog tunnel, trying on a turtle shell, or escaping like a lizard down a hollow tree. Pretty cool.
As the world’s largest urban zoo, the Bronx Zoo features more than 600 species from around the globe. Meet some of our mammals, birds, reptiles, fish, and insects, and learn about their natural history, biology, cultural roles, and conservation status.
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