Wilderness Falls Water Play Area at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo

The entrance to the Fresno Chaffee zoo Wilderness water play area, which features National Geographic themed elements.

Wilderness Falls, the new interactive water play area with a National Park theme, recently opened at the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. This exhibit area has several activities for kids to explore, play, and learn about local wildlife. Kids will find logs and boulders to climb, a sand pit in which to dig, as well as exciting…

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Gorilla World Exhibit Fabrication at Cincinnati Zoo

An image shows the inside of the Cincinnati Zoo Gorilla World exhibit, which includes simulated rockwork boulders, faux trees, vines, and trunks.

After three years of planning and fundraising and two years of construction, the new Gorilla World has opened to the public. The project’s first phase included outdoor modifications that allowed for the new gorilla building. To further accentuate the exhibit’s rolling topography, the renovated exterior space showcases refinished rock, additional new simulated rockwork, authentic-looking vines,…

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Arctic Tundra Exhibits at the Lincoln Park Zoo

A view inside the Arctic Tundra polar bear exhibit at the Lincoln Zoo. A public viewing area looks into the pool, half above and half under water, where the polar bears can swim in cool blue water.

The Lincoln Park Zoo recently opened the new $15 million Walter Family Arctic Tundra exhibit to the public. The new 11,000-square-foot zoological park exhibit includes both wet and dry Polar Bear habitats. The main view windows provide guests with a split view from underwater and into the dry exhibit space from the same vantage point.…

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Cincinnati Zoo, Hippo Cove

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Hippos returned to the Cincinnati Zoo after a 20-year absence with the opening of Hippo Cove. The $7.5 million project is the latest addition to the African exhibits. The exhibit provides underwater viewing for close-ups of Henry and Bibi, the 3,000-plus pound residents. Zoological Habitat Features of the New Hippo Cove A 70,000-gallon pool with a waterfall…

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