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El Paso Zoo


category : Zoos
Located near the Bridge of the Americas, gateway to the U.S. and Mexico, the zoo exhibits over 700 animals of about 200 species. Accredited by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, the El Paso Zoo is the major zoological attraction in the entire west Texas, southern New Mexico, and northern Mexico region.

Featured is an Asian section, and animals from north, central, and south Americas. Among the unique exhibits is the "Paraje," portraying the early history, settlement and animals of El Paso and the southwest. An 8,000 square foot Americas Aviary allows visitors to enter the enclosure and view exotic birds up close. Restaurant and gift shop on site.


Admission: Admission fee.
Hours: The zoo is open daily except Thanksgiving, Christmas and Jan. 1.
Address: 4001 E. Paisano St.
Phone: 915-521-1850
Our Website:www.elpasozoo.org

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