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Central Park Zoo

(Kid Friendly Zoo / Aquarium)

Central Park (Lenox Hill)
New York, NY 10021
(212) 439-6500
Here, just a few yards from 5th Ave. you’ll find over 130 different species ranging from giant Polar Bears to the tiny Leaf Cutter ants. A walk around
The Polar Circle contains two of the Zoo's most popular guests – Polar Bears Ida (on the right) and Gus. Alongside Polar Bears lies an exhibit featuri
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18 Comments about Central Park Zoo
"A great park that streches from 2-3 miles long. Lots of fun indoor and outdoor activities there. Museams are on both sides of the park. NYC only great" -
"Break up a day with a visit to the Central Park Zoo--a completely human-sized experience which kids will love. The penguin area is one of the best exh" -
"By 1850, downtown New York's crowded conditions prompted the city commissioners and politicians to propose a public park to provide serenity for the r" -
"Contrary to what many may think, Central Park is not a sanctuary of untouched nature, but a meticulously engineered man-made park where even water c" -
"I found this zoo to be perfect for my almost 3 year old and 15 month old. There are enough large animals for young children to see and the zoo is smal" -
"I just adore Central Park. I could go well beyond the limit of characters, but I'm writing in response to the "Dog-Friendly NY" list recentl" -
"I love coming to the Central Park Zoo. Someone that is from new york like myself would tell people to check it out. Its not a whole days worth of atti" -
"I love jogging at Central Park every Saturday. This park is large enough for me to jog for several hours in the morning. It is the place I work out th" -
"I really enjoyed going here. Its great for the little kids they seem to love it, Its not huge like other ones so your not there all day walking around" -
"If you are in the City with kids and don't want to make the trek or don't have the time to go to the far superior Bronx Zoo, this is a wonderful kid" -
"Since this zoo was redone a few years ago it's become a great destination. While small, its central location in the park makes it a great part of a b" -
"this is a nice clean zoo.. and the price is very reasonable .. it is also right in central park. in the spring , summer , fall, this is a great park o" -
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