New York City Zoos and Aquarium

New York City Zoos and Aquarium

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Situated within the five boroughs of New York City are five zoos and one aquarium. New York City Zoos and Aquarium chronicles the establishment of the Central Park Zoo, the Bronx Zoo, the Prospect Park Zoo, the Queens Zoo, the Staten Island Zoo, and the New York Aquarium. Popular children's zoos are also featured. The city's first zoo opened in Central Park in the 1850s, while the newest zoo opened in Queens after the 1964 World's Fair. While each one of these facilities has many similarities, they all have their own unique attributes. All of the facilities are focused on education, conservation, and the care of the animals that now reside in natural habitats.In these photographs of the Bronx Zoo, one finds images of the vanished, the quirky, and the familiar. Vanished are the ... About 2007, the lion house will be reborn as an exhibit immersing visitors in the environment and animals of Madagascar. The Rocking Stone ... Since 1971, the bison have occupied a range adjacent to the Paul Rainey Memorial Gates, at the north end of the zoo. Grace Raineyanbsp;...

Title:New York City Zoos and Aquarium
Author:Joan Scheier
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing - 2006-02


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