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Jackson Zoological Park

2918 West Capitol St., Jackson, Mississippi 39209-4293 USA

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“With over 700 animals”

The mission of the Jackson Zoo is to provide visitors with a quality recreational and educational environment dedicated to wildlife care and conservation. Number of Endangered Species: 12 (PygmyHippo, Sumatran Tiger, Malayan Tapir, Emperor Tamarin, Cotton Top Tamarin,Gopher Tortoise, Brown-Headed Spider Monkey, Lion Tailed Macaque, Amur Leopard, Chimpanzee and Orangutan) The Zoo is located on 110 acres of land acquired by the City of Jackson from Samuel Livingston. Approximately 54 acres are developed. Active Species Survival Programs: 24 (Red Panda, Red Wolf, Wattled Crane, Grevy’s Zebra, Golden Bellied Mangabey, Chimpanzee, Black & White Colobus Monkey, White Handed Gibbon, Pygmy Hippopotamus, Diana Guenon, Orangutan, White Rhinoceros, Red Ruffed Lemur, Cotton Top Tamarin, Schmidt’s Monkey, Sumatran Tiger, Lion Tailed Macaque, Brown-Headed Spider Monkey, White Naped Crane, Fishing Cat, Addra Gazelle (Dama), Amur Leopard, North American River Otter, Malayan Tapir.) Number of Animals: 776

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Reviewed by
maria.g.ulloa.33

  • 5 Reviews
  • 6 Helpful
July 26, 2014
Rated 3.0

This zoo is right beside a fire station. It's a very nice zoo to visit. The animal habitats are left to grow naturally so the animals can feel at home. We had a blast there.

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KATIE CORLEY

  • 53 Reviews
  • 33 Helpful
May 27, 2014

Dangerous part of town

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Reviewed by
dasg23

  • 1 Review
  • 0 Helpful
March 17, 2016
Rated 1.0

Dangerous part of town. Not worth the risk getting to it. Not many animals anymore.

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Jackson Zoological Park

2918 West Capitol St.
Jackson, Mississippi
39209-4293 USA

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  • Mon - Fri: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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