The Phoenix Zoo is one of the largest non-profit zoos in the U.S., encompassing 125 acres of land in Phoenix, Arizona. It is home to over 3,000 animals, including 400 species. The zoo's goal is to inspire people to care for the natural world, and it offers a range of exhibits, events, and educational programs designed to engage visitors with wildlife and conservation.

The visitor experience at the Phoenix Zoo includes various attractions and experiences. From interactive exhibits like Stingray Bay to trails like the Africa Trail that feature animals like African lions, spotted hyenas, and more, there is something for everyone. Seasonal events, daily animal presentations, and children’s programs enhance the visitor experience, making it a must-visit destination for families and wildlife enthusiasts.

The Phoenix Zoo is heavily involved in conservation efforts both locally and internationally. It participates in the Species Survival Plan, working to provide optimum breeding conditions for threatened and endangered species. Locally, they have led efforts to conserve the Mexican gray wolf and the narrow-headed garter snake. The zoo also provides educational resources and programs to foster a sense of responsibility toward wildlife conservation.

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    125 acres
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    Africa Trail || Arizona Trail || Tropics Trail || Children’s Trail || Stingray Bay || Monkey Village || Red Barn || Elephant Odyssey
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    (602) 286-3800
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