Know the Bronx Zoo?
The Bronx is no longer a disreputable district as we could see it in many films or a few years ago, in this cultural district if you have the opportunity you can go to the Bronx Zoo located in the Bronx Park, it is not not very well known and few tourists think of going there, yet it is one of the most beautiful zoo in the world.
History: It opened its doors on November 8, 1899 and then brought together 843 animals. The objectives of the zoo were to advance zoological studies, protect wildlife, and educate visitors.
The Bronx Zoo is owned and operated by the Wildlife Conservation Society, which also notably manages the New York Aquarium and the Central Park Zoo.
What to do at the Bronx Zoo?
- With nearly 4000 species living in semi-freedom in a totally artificial nature, the Bronx Zoo is an ideal attraction for entertaining and learning.
- The Bronx Zoo is very educational, its signs with texts and drawings simply explaining the natural behaviors of animals
- In the zoo you will find what is called the "Congo Gorilla Forest", it is the largest man-made tropical forest in the world, with 2,63 hectares (6,5 acres) in area.
- Ideal for children but also adults, during your visit your eyes will shine ... 🙂
Good to know
- If you want to go visit the Bronx Zoo, it will cost you $ 16,95 for adults, $ 11,95 for children (3-12 years old), and $ 14 for Seniors (65 years and over). This is the General Admission Tickets.
- The zoo shuttle is convenient in case of fatigue.
Link to zoo: bronxzoo.com
How to get to the Bronx Zoo?
By express bus: take the BxM11 on Madison Avenue between 26th and 99th streets
By underground: line 5 to Pelham Parkway then the Bx12 bus
Bronx Zoo Hours
During Spring - Summer: Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 17 p.m. and weekends and holidays from 10 a.m. to 17 p.m.
During Autumn - Winter: Every day from 10 a.m. to 16:30 p.m.
View Larger Map