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  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
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    • Adult - $20.95 + tax
    • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
    • Child - free (under 2)
    • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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    Featured Animals

    Giant anteater

    This enormous relative of sloths and armadillos is found all the way from Honduras to Argentina, but has gone extinct in several parts of this range,

    Fork-snouted catfish

    No relation to sturgeons, this huge relative of the little "talking catfishes" (popular with aquarists) possesses similar looking bony scutes along it

    Black-banded leporinus

    Growing to a foot in length, this eye-catching relative of tetras and piranhas is a typical inhabitant on flooded forests in South America. For more

    Ribboned seadragon

    The Ribbon seadragon, more accurately described as a pipehorse, is a close relative of the seahorses and pipefish. Depicted as the "Rainbow serpent"

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