Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Indianapolis Zoo is a 64-acre zoo that opened its doors to the public in 1964. As of my knowledge cutoff in September 2021 houses approximately 1,400 animals of about 214 species. The zoo has an aquarium and a botanical garden, making it one of the few institutions of its kind. It is committed to global wildlife conservation and delivers world-class animal care.

The Indianapolis Zoo offers visitors a wide array of exhibits and encounters, ranging from thrilling rides to interactive feedings. Notable exhibits include the Dolphin Pavilion, where visitors can watch dolphin performances, Flights of Fancy showcasing exotic birds, and Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center, which provides an exceptional view of orangutans. The zoo also has a botanical garden and aquarium, and it offers a variety of educational programs and daily presentations to provide visitors with a fun, informative experience.

The Indianapolis Zoo places a strong emphasis on animal conservation. It is involved in global conservation efforts and researches various species in the zoo and their natural habitats. The zoo also has several initiatives to help save endangered species and habitats, and it is part of the Species Survival Plan. This program manages the breeding specific endangered species to help maintain their populations.

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    64 acres
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  • Key Exhibits:
    Dolphin Pavilion || Flights of Fancy || Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center || Deserts Dome || White River Gardens || Oceans || Forests || Plains || Encounters and Rides
Customer Reviews
  • Simon Skjodt International Orangutan Center, 1200 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46222, USA

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    (317) 630-2001
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