The Caldwell Zoo has a variety of animals spread out across their 85 acres of land. Animals are divided among different attraction areas, which are relevant to specific regions in the world.
African Savanna takes visitors on a safari through the African Savanna. Some of the highlighted animals in this attraction include; Soemmerring’s gazelles, giraffes, Colobus monkeys, kudu, and zebras.
African Aquarium gives visitors a look into an African ecosystem that is not usually showcased. The African Aquarium depicts life for marine life in Africa. Some of the marine animals in this exhibit include; black-footed penguins, cichlid fish, tortoises, and weavers.
North America is a display of the most popular animals that are native to North America. The animals in this attraction resemble a variety of different regions within North America. Visitors will be able to view and learn about; Texas longhorns, white-tailed deer, red fox, bobcats, bald eagles and many other animals!
North American Herpetarium is home to some of the most interesting and feared animals in North America. These animals include tarantulas and snakes.
South America is located towards the entrance of the Caldwell Zoo. A variety of animals that call South America home are located within this exhibit. You can expect to see roseate spoonbills, squirrel monkeys, Chilean flamingos, and other animals hanging out in this exhibit.
Wild Bird Walkabout is a free-flight aviary that allows visitors to explore exotic birds in an up close and personal way. Approximately 600 birds are located in the Wild Bird Walkabout. These birds include cockatiels and parakeets, as well as many other popular species. Visitors even have the option of feeding birds by purchasing a seed stick that costs $1. Things to Do in Tyler, Texas: Caldwell Zoo - Photo: Ronnie Howard/Fotolia