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Matt B.
Report | 13 days ago
Fun time, go when it is warm out!
Kim R.
Report | 18 days ago
Purchase ride tickets as u enter.. rides at the carousel and camels. Bring a picnic and eat at tables as u leave. The concesssions R limited
Belinda L.
Report | 2 months ago
If love visiting zoos in other cities as well get a family membership here where it's very reasonable and get free or re c used rates at other zoos.
Tammy D.
Report | 6 months ago
The Chattanooga zoo is a wonderful place to spend time with friends and family.
Julie P.
Report | 7 months ago
Plan about two to three hours. The festival of lights is just wonderful and the animals get presents!
Jewel C.
Report | 7 months ago
I love this zoo... It's small but a good value.
Brandon B.
Report | 8 months ago
Great little zoo to be members of. It's keeps getting better and better.
Report | 9 months ago
A great place to take young children. It takes approximately 2 hrs to go through the entire zoo. If you can get there in the morning, then more of the animals will be out and about in their cages.
cora k.
Report | 11 months ago
It's an intimate zoo compared to others. But, you can get up closer to the exhibits. I think that is one of the great aspects of the zoo size. If you have children make sure to spend the extra money for the camel, train, and carousel rides.
diane r.
Report | 11 months ago
Fun, easy going place to wander and enjoy w Grandkids!!
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The Chattanooga Zoo opened its doors in 1937 with an exhibit containing two rhesus monkeys. Pretty soon, it had expanded to include bobcats, lions, and gators, until eventually becoming the venerable non-profit institution it is today, supporting conservation efforts for rare and endangered species around the world.

In the zoo's forest area, chimps, bobcats, and tortoises roam their habitats to the sound of churning water beneath two waterfalls. Red pandas scurry around a Himalayan habitat, and spider monkeys spin gossamer webs in the jungle area. Kids can play with goats and pot bellied pigs at the petting zoo, or take a few revolutions on the carousel. With a refurbished frame from 1927, it spins guests on the backs of hand-carved seats fashioned after endangered animals such as snow leopards and low lying gorillas.

Behind the scenes, the zoo's caretakers work to rehabilitate hundreds of animals each year so that they can return to the wild. They also lead conservation efforts for rare species?including snow leopards, fennec foxes, and cotton-top tamarins?and educate thousands of students annually with interactive events catered to school curricula.

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