Tisch Children's Zoo

Description

Home to sheep, goats, zebu, and more, plus plenty of opportunities for young visitors to crawl, jump, climb, and pretend to be animals, the Children’s Zoo always brings out the child in everyone.

Interactive Map

Get directions, attraction status and more when you are at the park.

Launch Map

Schedule

Open year-round.

Please note: availability of animal feeding is limited to 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Schedule is subject to change. Thank you for your understanding.

Accessibility

  • Rough Terrain
  • Steep Hill
  • Touch Exhibit
  • Wheelchair Accessible

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Wonderful Waterfowl

In addition to playful mammals such as pygmy goats, the Children’s Zoo is home to a diverse variety of waterfowl.

Storkwatch

During your next visit, take a peaceful moment to observe a black stork. These shy birds prefer marshy areas, rivers, or inland waters where they feed on amphibians, small fish, and insects, wading slowly in shallow water to find prey.

In the Exhibit

Mini-Nubian Goat

Mini-Nubian goats are a cross between Nigerian dwarf and full-sized Nubian goats. Their playful personalities and calm demeanors that make them an instant favorite among zoo visitors of all ages.

Patagonian Cavy

The Patagonian cavy is the world’s fourth largest rodent. Native to Argentina, they resemble giant jackrabbits but have also been compared to small deer when running.

Baby Doll Sheep

Also known as the miniature Southdown, babydolls are the oldest known purebred sheep in the world. Adult males weigh about 175 pounds and females about 120 pounds.

More Animals in Tisch Children's Zoo

POT-BELLIED PIG

ZEBU

GARGANEY DUCK

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