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Just off 5th Ave, the Central Park Zoo and Tisch Children's Zoo are home to over 130 species-- from Snow Leopards to Grizzly Bears to Tropical Birds.
The stellar zoo located within the sprawling Central Park , is one of the most recognized wildlife attractions in the city. Part of a network of four zoos within the city, Central Park Zoo adheres strictly to sustainable and environment-friendly practices apart from boasting great facilities for the animals. Animal cages have been removed, in favor of open-air habitats, water and...
History:The Central Park Zoo is both the oldest NYC zoo and one of the newest. It had an uncertain beginning about 1861/1862 when the first animal donations, mostly unwanted pets, were made to Central Park employees. Early animals of the menagerie, as it was called, consisted of a black bear, a pair of cows, deer, monkeys, raccoons, foxes, opossums, ducks, swans, pelicans, eagles and parrots....
Went today to this zoo and was pleasantly surprised, there was plenty to see and not a huge area that left us tired. It is a great half day trip that allowed us to have a late lunch around 2pm. Although we missed the penguin feeding, we did see the sea lion feeding/ enrichment which was terrific
Since the 1860's, animals could be found at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street in Central Park. Growing from a collection of donated animals - 72 "white swans" and a black bear cub, the Zoo today is host to over 1,400 animals of 130-plus species. From a steamy rain forest to an icy Antarctic penguin habitat, the zoo leads visitors through tropic, temperate and polar regions to encounter fascinating...
Loved this one hour detour. The zoo is compact, but well designed the grizzlies, snow leopard and penguins were great, but tropical walk excellent. We all loved it, the home of the Madagascar animals. Just great.
I love my little Central Park Zoo. It's definitely not the biggest or most grand, but it's a wonderful thing to have in the city. The location is easily accessible and there are plenty of animals for you to view!
I could sit and watch the Penguins all day long. I love them so much. I like the set up...
Enjoy a stroll through the Central Park Zoo and visit our sea lions, new grizzly bears exhibit and daily penguin feedings.
Central Park Zoo can be found at Fifth Avenue And 64th Street, (In Central Park), Ne . The following is offered: Tourist Attractions. The entry is present with us since Sep 9, 2010 and was last updated on Nov 14, 2013. In New York there are 217 other Tourist Attractions. An overview can be found here.
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