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“Nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals!”
When you visit the Akron Zoo, you'll come nose-to-nose with more than 700 animals, including endangered Humboldt penguins, snow leopards, Sumatran tigers, jaguars, red pandas, Komodo dragons and many more. The Akron Zoo is a 50-acre (20 ha) non-profit zoo located just west of downtown in Akron, Ohio, United States. The Akron Zoo is home to over 700 animals representing over 90 different species and it has over 1 million visitors annually. The animal exhibits are divided into six different themed areas containing animals from different regions of the world. The zoo is the most visited attraction in Summit County and rated in the top 10% of all zoos and aquariums in the United States. The Akron Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and is a member of the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA). As an AZA member, Akron Zoo participates in breeding programs to save endangered species.
Smaller, quaint zoo. If you've been to larger zoos, you might be slightly disappointed. If your are looking for something for little kids, or a 2-ish hour excursion, this is a great stop. When... Read more
Yelpers, This zoo is very nice and fun to explore. In addition to the awesome animals, they have an amazing crew who enjoy not only interacting with everyone but informing us about the animals.... Read more
We went here with my cousin and her toddler daughter. My kids are both under 3 and this zoo was really geared toward that age! There were a lot of activities and play places for little kids; an... Read more
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