7530 North Boulevard, Tampa, Florida
One of the most popular family-friendly zoos in the United States, the 56-acre Lowry Park Zoo is home to approximately 1,600 animals in their natural habitats. Animals that can be viewed here include leopards, bears, tigers, kangaroos, birds of prey, manatees, elephants, zebras, warthogs, antelope, monkeys and much more. The premises include a Florida wildlife center, manatee hospital, Primate World, Asian Domain, aviary, Safari Africa, petting zoo, carousel, live shows and a rock-climbing wall. The Lowry Park Zoo is open daily from 9:30 AM to 5 PM. To reach Lowry Park Zoo, take Interstate 275 to Exit 48 and travel West. For more information about the Lowry Park Zoo, visit www.lowryparkzoo.com.
RICH’S TRIVIA: Parents magazine has named Lowry Park Zoo the best zoo for kids in its “10 Best Zoos” survey in 2013.
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