Spread out across a vast area of land, the Lake Superior Zoo is home to eleven main attractions.
Zoo Central is one of the first attractions visitors experience at the Lake Superior Zoo. This attraction has a combination of animals, such as Speckled Mouse birds, Allen’s swamp monkeys, and a snapping turtle.
Griggs Learning Center is home to a variety of animals visitors have the opportunity to get up close and personal with. Some of the animals within the Griggs Learning Center include; chinchillas, salamanders, geckos, rabbits, songbirds, and parrots.
Asian Caravan showcases a variety of animals native to Asia. Two of the highlighted animals within this exhibit are the Amur tiger and snow leopard.
Barnyard features a variety of smaller animals that are typically found within farms and barnyards. Visitors have the opportunity of getting up close and personal with the animals within this exhibit. Some of the animals within the Barnyard include llamas, peacocks, and sheep.
Primate Conservation Center is an exhibit dedicated to the research, preservation, and education of some of the world’s most popular and featured primates, such as cotton-top tamarins, silver foxes, and callimico monkeys.
Nocturnal Building features an array of animals that are nocturnal. Visitors can expect to see and learn about two-toed sloth, burrowing owls, and southern flying squirrels.
Birds of Prey is an exclusive exhibit dedicated to two kinds of birds who are popularized for being predators. The two kinds of birds on display within this exhibit are turkey vultures and bald eagles.
Australia & Oceania houses animals that are native to Australia and Oceania, such as Bennett’s wallabies and the red kangaroo. Photo: David T/Fotolia
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