Animals

Animals

OPEN EVERY DAY 10:00am until 5:00pm

(except Christmas, New Year and Thanksgiving)

We have a collection of almost 400 animals from around the world with almost 200 different species. We have insects, reptiles, birds and mammals displayed in a variety of exhibits. We are a garden, too with a number of rare and interesting plants and landscaping.

Just a few of the animals you can see are:

Cape Buffalo

Flamingos

Alligators

Louisiana Black Bear

Lions

Tiger

Jaguar

Deer

Elk

Eagles

Ostrich

Armadillo

Gibbons

Zebra

Vultures

Green Anaconda

Hippopotamus

Prairie Dogs

Swans

Alligator Snappers

We have the "Hall of Small", an immersive, hands on insect exhibit.

Visit "Creatures of the Night" and see animals that venture out after dark.

Enjoy our Reptile House and see snakes and lizards from around the world.

Cross a continent in the Louisiana Purchase Exhibit and see animals that were native to the area at the time of Lewis and Clark.

Take our Bayou Safari, a 30 minute guided boat ride, and see heard of hoofstock and gibbon apes not visible from our walking paths.