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Abilene Zoo


category : Zoos
One of five largest in state; animals displayed in modern areas simulating natural habitat.

Discovery Center is a "zoo within a zoo," housing comparative habitat displays of invertebrates, fish, reptiles, birds, and small mammals from the Southwestern U.S. and Africa.

The zoo is in Nelson Park, about 3 miles east of city on Texas 36 across from West Texas Fairgrounds. Open daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Thurs., 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.) Memorial Day through Labor day; Open daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Labor Day to Memorial Day. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.


Admission: Admission
Hours: Varied
Address: 2070 Zoo Lane
Phone: 325/676-6085
Our Website:www.abilenetx.com/zoo/zoo_home.htm

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