Usually when animals and drive-throughs are combined, it either involves a movie about precocious chimps or is nothing more notable than a dog snoozing in the back seat while its owners grab a burger to go. But at Wildlife Safari, silver screens and slumbering dogs are nowhere in sight. Instead, the park plays host to visitors who drive through the winding grounds to catch up-close glimpses of its inhabitants—more than 550 wild animals. Bison, zebras, and giraffes roam the wide-open surroundings, living in harmony with tigers, lions, and bears who spend their days making macramé welcome mats. Founded by Frank Hart in 1972, the park has helped to protect endangered species while educating the public about them and their important roles in the fragile ecosystem.