Woodland Park Zoo

Travel around Seattle promises a lot of natural sights. Seattle, Washington, apart from being an urban, cosmopolitan city with a vibrant character, also possesses a natural charm from its well-maintained environment. With nearby parks, lakes and the ocean, the city has a lot of natural draws for a great travel to Seattle.

Among many natural draws, the Woodland Park Zoo stands out. With 92 acres (263000 square meters), the Zoo has exhibits and public spaces. With more than one million visitors as of 2006, the Woodland Park Zoo hosts more than 1000 animal specimens, 300 animal species, 35 endangered and threatened species, 7000 trees, 50000 shrubs and herbs, as well as 1000 plant species.

Official Woodland Park Zoo Website

http://www.zoo.org/

Seattle, Washington's Woodland Park Zoo on Wikipedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Woodland_Park_Zoo

Woodland Park Zoo on City Pass

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The Woodland Park Zoo has a lot of exhibits that feature the natural diversity of plants and animals. The Tropical Rainforest, which won a Best Exhibit award in 1992, features a gamut of animals from Central and South America, such as poison arrow frogs, toucans, monkeys, and lemurs. The Tropical Asia exhibit, which was opened in 1990, features elephants, macaques, pythons and orangutans. The Northern Trail brings visitors to tundra habitat, and has animals normally found in Alaska. Its African Savannah has a large collection of hippos and monkeys, as well as plants found in the region. Its Australasian exhibit feature rare animals like kookaburras, kangaroos, among others. Its Temperate Forests have marshland which hosts animals such as ducks and herons.

The Woodland Park Zoo opens everyday at 9:30 AM and closes at 4:00 PM. Admission rates vary throughout the year, although children under two are admitted for free.

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Woodland Park Zoo Address
601 North 59th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

Contact:
Tel: (206) 548-2500
Email: N/A

Woodland Park Zoo Hours:
May 1 to September 30: 9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Daily
October 1 to April 30: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Daily

Ticket Information for Woodland Park Zoo:
May 1 to Sept. 30
Adult (13 to 64): $16.50
Child (3 to 12): $11.00
Toddler (0 to 2): FREE

Oct. 1 to Apr. 30
Adult (13 to 64): $11.00
Child (3 to 12): $8.00
Toddler (0 to 2): FREE

Website: http://www.zoo.org

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