Visit the Philadelphia Zoo, America's first zoo featuring 42 acres of over 1,600 rare and exotic animals from around the world. At the zoo, you can get up close and personal with lions, gorillas, tortoises, snakes, polar bears, river otters, and more with their award-winning education and conservation programs, state-of-the-art animal exhibits, and scientific accomplishments.
See the acclaimed PECO Primate Reserve, featuring orangutans, gorillas, lemurs, langurs and gibbons. Visit the Rare Animal Conservation Center, the Reptile and Amphibian House, and Carnivore Kingdom. Special children's exhibits include the Treehouse, an activity- oriented discovery center about animal habitats, and the Children's Zoo, featuring a petting yard and daily live animal shows. Learn about the zoo’s premier national and international science-based cooperative zoo breeding programs that serve to help species threatened by extinction in the wild.
In addition to the animal exhibits there are a variety of attractions at the zoo available at an additional cost, separate from your Philadelphia Zoo tickets, including the Amazon Rainforest Carousel, Wings of Asia, 6abc Zooballoon, Pony Rides, Draft Horse, SEPTA PZ Express, Face Painting, Photo Opportunities, Swan Boats, and more.
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The Philadelphia Pass grants you free General Admission tickets to the Philadelphia Zoo.
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