Lowry Park Zoo

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Tampa, FL 33604

If fun is in your nature, spend some time at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo, named the #1 Zoo in the U.S. by both Parents and Child magazines!

Read part of Parents Magazine's review:

"It's unbelievable how close kids can get
to the animals here..."

In Wallaroo Station, the zoo's four-and-a-half-acre Australian-themed children's area, kids can brush a goat's fur, feed birdseed lollipops to parakeets, and walk down a path as kangaroos and wallabies hop in front of them. They can ride on a llama or, in another part of the zoo, a camel -- which makes the pony treks seem almost trite. In Lowry's expanded Safari Africa exhibit, your family can climb up on a platform to offer one of the giraffes a snack. "Kids squeal in delight when the giraffe sticks out its 18-inch-long tongue to snatch a cracker," says Craig Pugh, acting director. Other cool animals that your children can feed: a white rhino, stingrays, and lorikeets.

Read more at www.parents.com

Lowry Park Zoo has been in the news for more than just their excellent childrens' attractions. They're also home to many endangered species, including a brand new baby Clouded Leopard.

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