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Jackson Zoological Park

2918 W Capitol St, Jackson, Mississippi 39209 USA

23 Reviews
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Opens Fri 10a
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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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Annie H.

We enjoyed our day at this zoo. You kinda have to go through a bar area of town to get to it though. Once inside the zoo though, you start to feel like a kid again. The cages are nice and they... Read more

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Billie Faye M.

I love zoos! Since I'd run away from home for the night to Jackson, I thought I'd check out their zoo. My GPS took me through the "hood" as my teenagers would say. I was a little surprised at... Read more

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Hillary B.

During COVID times, this zoo is only open on the weekends. It's a low key zoo that's relatively small with some pretty neat animals, such as a Sumatran tiger, playful cougars and Pygmy hippos. As... Read more

Jackson Zoological Park

2918 W Capitol St
Jackson, Mississippi
39209 USA
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  • Sun, Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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