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The Philadelphia Zoo’s 42-acre Victorian garden is home to more than 1,300 animals, many of them rare and endangered. The Zoo, fulfilling its mission of conservation, science, education and recreation, supports and engages in conservation efforts to protect endangered species around the world.
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The zoo is all lit up these year for the holiday season at night! Make sure to check it out!
If you have kids, this is a must. Fun fact: The Philadelphia Zoo was the first zoo in the United States. The Tickets are $23 per person and children 2 and under are free. There are many places to get food but you can also bring your own and enjoy it on the many picnic tables throughout. Bringing…
The zoo is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered. Many special events and exhibits year-round.
The best zoo in Pennsylvania. The region's leading family destination and one of the area's foremost conservation organizations, Philadelphia Zoo is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered
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