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The Best Zoos in North America

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Many people have fond memories of visiting the zoo as a child. Once we have children of our own, we can help contribute to a child’s memories as they watch the lions in awe (“Look, it’s Simba!”) or learn about conservation and the rest of the world. Here is a shortlist of some of the best zoological parks that North America has to offer the child in all of us.

Jungle Island

by Bob B. Brown

Located in the cultural center of Miami, Florida, Jungle Island features hundreds of different animal species in a tropical landscape. There are plenty of trails, 300 types of bird species, and even a liger – yes, they’re real! There are plenty of programs available for children, including Jungle Slumber where children experience hands-on animal interactions and spend a night at the park.