The Zoo is comprised of seven main exhibit areas: Asian Gardens, Primate World, Manatee and Aquatic Center, Florida Wildlife Center, Free-Flight Aviary, Wallaroo Station Children’s Zoo and Safari Africa . Asian Gardens: Malayan tapirs, tigers, komodo dragons, Lorikeet Free Flight Aviary (feeding allowed), Indian rhino, sloth bears, babirusa pigs, Asian python, anoa, the Sulawesi Aviary and clouded leopard. Safari Africa: African elephants, giraffe (feeding allowed), Grant’s zebra, Grevy’s Zebras, African penguins, white rhinos, flamingos. The “Ituri Forest” area in Safari Africa opened in 2007 and is named after a deep jungle in the Democratic Republic of Congo. This area features cheetahs, striped hyenas, red river hogs, pygmy hippos, shoebill storks, ring-tailed lemurs, greater African flamingos, great white pelicans and okapis.
Florida Wildlife Center: Bald eagles, whooping cranes, deer, black bear, red wolves, skunks, Florida panther, crocodiles, alligators, flamingos, and river otters. The zoo is the only wildlife center in the world where you can find the most comprehensive collection of Florida’s endangered native species.
Manatee & Aquatic Center: Has the famous manatee & aquatic center with manatees, aquariums, reptiles and sting rays. The zoo’s David A. Straz, Jr. Manatee Hospital is the only non-profit manatee hospital in the world specifically dedicated to the treatment of sick, injured and orphaned manatees.
Free Flight Aviary: A sub-tropic rainforest with over 200 species of birds from around the world.
Primate World: Habitats include chimpanzees, siamangs, orangutans, colobus monkeys, marmosets, lemurs, mandrills and Guenon.
Wallaroo Station: The zoo’s four-and-a-half acre Australian themed children’s zoo features Eastern gray kangaroos, Bennett’s wallabies, ponies (Pony Trek ride), llamas, goats (petting area), New Guinea singing dogs, flying fox bats, emus, laughing kookaburra and koala. This is the childrens area. Animals include kangaroos, horses, singing dogs, fruit bats, emu, and other animals native to Australia.
Families can get hands-on at interactive exhibits like giraffe and white rhino feeding, Stingray Bay, the Kangaroo Walkabout, Lorikeet Landing and a petting zoo.
Enhance There are fun rides for every size like The Safari Ride, Treetop Skyfari Skyride, Jungle Carousel, Camel Safari and Gator Falls water flume ride. Children always enjoy cooling off in the zoo’s water play areas located at Manatee Fountain at the entrance and at the Billabong in the zoo’s Wallaroo Station.
The Florida Environmental Education Center or “Zoo School” at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo was developed to serve as an educational resource for the community and to provide exciting, nature-based programs for children of all ages.
The Zoo School offer year-round, onsite daycare, preschool and kindergarten programs for children ages one through five, licensed by the Hillsborough County Child Care Licensing Office. It is the only accredited school in the country run by a zoo itself.
Great Group Travel Attraction for:
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Lowry Park Zoo:
Address: 7530 North Boulevard Tampa, FL 33604
Phone: (813) 935-8552
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