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We all love animals, and we like to see them "up close and personal".  Zoos allow us to do that, often in habitats than simulate their original homes.  If there are zoos that we've missed, please let us know.


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Zoos Kentucky - Missouri

 
  Zoo Pages AK-CA, CO-IA, ID-KS, KY-MO, MS-NV, OH-TN, TX-ZZ  
 

  KY

  Louisville

  Louisville Zoological Gardens

  1100 Trevillian Way

  PO Box 37250

  Louisville  KY  40233    

  Phone  502 459-2181

  Web  www.louisvillezoo.org

  Description  1300 animals in natural settings, HerpAquarium with 500 amphibians,

                    reptiles, fish; Australian Walkabout, American Wild Cat Exhibit

  Type of Resource   Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated                      1/28/2006

 
 

  LA
 
Alexandria
 
Alexandria Zoological Park
 
3016 Masonic Drive
 
Alexandria  LA  71301  
 
Phone   318 473-1143
 
Web Site  www.thealexandriazoo.com

  Description  33 acres, 600 animals, Louisiana Habitat
 
Type of Resource   Zoo
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
New or Updated:   6/27/2005

 

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  LA
 
Baton Rouge
 
BREC Baton Rouge Zoo
 
3601 Thomas Road
 
mail: PO Box 60 Baker LA 70704
 
Baton Rouge  LA  70807
 
Phone   225 775-3877
 
Web Site  www.brzoo.org/

  Description  1800 animals, aquarium, Kidszoo
 
Type of Resource   Zoo
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
New or Updated:   6/19/2005

  LA

  New Orleans

  Audubon Park & Zoological Garden

  6500 Magazine Street

  PO Box 4327

  New Orleans              LA           70178    

  Phone   504 861-2537

  Web Site  www.auduboninstitute.org

  Description  Louisiana Swamp, Children's Village, Pathways to the past dinosaur eggs & fossils

  Type of Resource   Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:             10/7/2005

 

  LA
 
Slaughter
 
African Safari Park
 
777 Highway 409
 
Slaughter   LA

  Phone   225 658-7600
 
Web Site  http://www.strathlorntravel.co.uk/travel-baton-rouge.asp
 
Description  750 animals, 80 species, 160 acres
 
Type of Resource   Zoo
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Wildlife
 
New or Updated:  6/11/2005

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  MA

  Attleboro

  Capron Park Zoo

  201 County Street

  Attleboro                   MA           02703    

  Phone   508 222-6202

  Web Site  www.capronparkzoo.com

  E-mail  mailto:Info@capronparkzoo.com

  Description  Wildlife of the Americas, A Walk in the Dark, African Wildlife, Tropical Rainforest,  Asian Wildlife, Australian Animals

  Type of Resource   Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:             11/9/2005

Massachusetts
Dorchester
Franklin Park Zoo
1 Franklin Park Road
Dorchester MA 02121
Phone 617 541-5466
Alt Phone 617 989-2000
Web Site www.zoonewengland.com
E-mail info@zoonewengland.com
Description Waterfowl Pond, African Tropical Forest, Free Flight Cage
Type of Resource Zoo
Nature of Group or Site Animals

  MA
 
Springfield
 
Zoo In Forest Park
 
Sumner Avenue, Route 83
 
PO Box 80295
 
Springfield  MA 01138    
 
Phone   413 733-2251
 
Web Site  http://www.forestparkzoo.org/
 
Description  735 acres woodland park, on-site train, barnyard, lemurs, bears, kangaroos
 
Type of Resource   Zoo
 
Nature of Group or Site  Animals
 
New or Updated:  2/10/2004

 

  MD

  Baltimore

  Baltimore Zoo

  Druid Hill Park

  Druid Park Lake Drive

  Baltimore  MD   21217    

  Phone 410 366-7102

  Alt Phone 410 396-6631

  Web Site http://www.baltimorezoo.org/

  Description  includes children's zoo, carousel,

  Type of Resource  Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:   7/16/2006

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  MD

  Salisbury

  Salisbury Zoological Park

  755 South Park Drive

  mail: PO Box 2979 Salisbury 21802

  Salisbury   MD           21804    

  Phone   410 548-3188

  Web Site  www.salisburyzoo.org

  Description  Free.  Birds, North & South American animals

  Type of Resource   Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:             1/2/2006
 

  MD

  Silver Spring

  American Zoo and Aquarium Association

  8403 Colesville Road

  Suite 710

  Silver Spring  MD        20910    

  Phone   301 562-0777

  Web Site  www.aza.org

  Description  US accrediting association of zoos & aquariums.  Extensive site with good lists &  information

  Type of Resource   Zoo

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated:          12/23/2005

  MD
 
Thurmont
 
Catoctin Wildlife Preserve & Zoo
 
13019 Catoctin Furnace Road
 
Thurmont                            MD               21788    
 
Phone              301 271-4922
 
Web Site      http://www.cwpzoo.com/
 
E-mail         mailto:administration@CWPZoo.com
 
Description      30 acre park with 350 animals
 
Type of Resource       Zoo
 
Nature of Group or Site    Animals
 
New or Updated:                 11/24/2003

 
    Michigan

  Battle Creek

  Binder Park Zoo

  7400 Division Drive

  Battle Creek  MI   49014    

  Phone  269 979-1351

  Web Site www.binderparkzoo.org

  Description  600 animals, Wild Africa

  Type of Resource  Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:  4/26/2007


Detroit
Belle Isle Zoo & Aquarium
Belle Isle Park
Detroit MI  48207
Phone 313 852-4083
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Zoo
Nature of Group or Site Animals
Field of Study/Science Facility Aquarium
 
   
    Michigan

  Grand Rapids

  John Ball Zoological Society

  1300 W Fulton Street SW

  Grand Rapids  MI   49501    

  Phone  616 336-4301

  Web Site http://www.johnballzoosociety.org/

  E-mail  mailto:info@johnballzoosociety.org

  Description 1100 animals from 5 continents

  Type of Resource   Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Aquarium

  New or Updated:  9/5/2007
 

Michigan
Lansing
Potter Park Zoo
1301 South Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing MI 48912
Phone 517 483-4222
Web Site http://ci.lansing.mi.us/depts/zoo/zoo.html
Alt Web www.potterparkzoo.org
Description
Type of Resource
Zoo
Nature of Group or Site
Animals
 
   
   
  Michigan
Royal Oak
Detroit Zoological Park
8450 W 10 Mile Road
PO Box 390
Royal Oak MI 48067
Phone 248 398-0900
Web Site www.detroitzoo.org/
Alt Phone  313 852-4082
Description
Type of Resource Zoo
Nature of Group or Site Animals
 
    Minnesota

  Apple Valley

  Minnesota Zoo

  13000 Zoo Boulevard

  Apple Valley MN  55124    

  Phone  952 431-9200

  Web Site www.mnzoo.com/

  Description  over 400 species, 2300 animals, dolphin show, IMAX, monorail, family

                     farm, tropics trail, Minnesota trail

  Type of Resource  Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:  7/8/2007


Duluth
Lake Superior Zoological Gardens
7210 Fremont Street
Duluth MN 55807
Phone 218 723-3748
Web Site www.lszoo.org
Description
Type of Resource Zoo
Nature of Group or Site Animals

Minnesota
St Paul
Como Zoo
1021 Bandana Boulevard E #123
St Paul MN 55108
Phone 651 487-8201
Web Site www.stpaul.gov/depts/parks/comozoo/czs/
Alt Web www.comozooconservatory.org
Description
Type of Resource
Zoo
Nature of Group or Site
Animals

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    MO
  Kansas City
  Kansas City Zoological Gardens
 
6800 Zoo Drive
  Kansas City  MO  64132 
 
Phone  816 513-5700
  Alt Phone  816 513-5800
  Web Site  http://www.kansascityzoo.org/
  Description  200 Acres, tram, camel, pony rides: African, Australian, Farmland exhibits
 
Type of Resource  Zoo
  Kind of Activity  IMAX
  Nature of Group or Site  Animals
  New or Updated:  07/31/2003

Missouri
Springfield
Dickerson Park Zoo
3043 North Fort Avenue
Springfield MO 65803
Phone 417 864-1800
Alt Phone 417 833-1570
Web Site www.dickersonparkzoo.org
Description
Type of Resource
Zoo
Nature of Group or Site
Animals

  MO

  St Louis

  St Louis Zoological Park

  1 Government Drive

  St Louis  MO   63110    

  Phone  314 781-0900

  Web Site www.stlzoo.org

  Description  River's Edge, The Wild, Discovery Corner, Historic Hill, Red Rocks,

                    Lakeside Crossing

  Type of Resource  Zoo

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  New or Updated:  8/31/2006

 
   
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