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  • Weekend performances (Sat., March 24 and Sun, March 25) by GRUPO PAKAL, the Mayan Performers, are cancelled as we prepare a new staging area.
  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • Admission

    • 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

    Swainson’s toucan

    While this bird is still considered fairly common, deforestation is reducing its habitat throughout its range, from Honduras to Ecuador. A particular

    Emerald toucanet

    This is the northernmost member of the toucan family, found from the mountain forests of the Central Mexican states of San Louis Potosi and Veracruz,

    Giant otter

    While Sea otters can also weigh up to 100 pounds, Giant otters are definitely the longest members of the weasel family, reaching five-and-a-half feet

    Blue-crowned manakin

    Compared to some other manakins, the male Blue-crowned manakin performs a quieter display, bowing its brilliantly colored head forward while giving a

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