A zoo is the first place most people would go to see a tiger, whereas the second place would be the chainlink enclosure in Donald Sutherland's backyard. Steer clear of Donald Sutherland with this Groupon.
- $69 for two Lemur Encounter tickets with two general admission tickets ($205 value)
Cougar Mountain Zoo
As strange as it may sound, at Cougar Mountain Zoo, you just might be greeted by a big cat purring. Cougars are among the largest cats capable of true purring, and Cougar Mountain Zoo boasts a distinct subspecies of these overgrown felines, which prowl all over the zoo's award-winning World of Cougars exhibit.
Next to the mountain lions dwell their distant cousins, Bengal tigers, who sprawl out on the green grass or press their noses up to a thick wall of glass separating visitors from the wild animals. Other residents of the zoo include a barrel of endangered lemurs from Madagascar, a crowd of fluffy alpacas, and the country's largest herd of reindeer, who star in the annual Reindeer Festival and deliver presents to all the other animals.
The zoo also boasts a collection of bronze animal statues, a library of wildlife tracks, and a museum that explores not only the world of wildlife, but also the threats they face from human incursion.
“WONDERFUL - AMAZING staff!!! DEFINITE recommendation”
“Unforgettable! Lemur encounter was well worth it and I would love to do it again! Staff is friendly and informative.”
“The lemur encounter was great! All the employees were incredibly nice. Be sure to feed the alpaca!”