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Over 2,000 animals and more animal touching exhibits than any other zoo in Michigan; tigers, petting corral, wallabies, camels and budgies. Chimpanzees - lions - grizzly bear - otters - snow leopards - - and many large and small primates. Indoor and outdoor viewing. Full concessions and gift shop. Featuring 300-foot ZIPline with return line, 4-story Ropes Adventure Course, and a Funicular (tram) that leads to a state-of-the-art Bissell Treehouse for events and rentals.
A variety of camps, classes and behind-the-scenes experiences let kids and families get up close and personal with animals while learning about conservation.
Camel rides, a zip line and ropes course complement multiple open-air animal exhibits, inviting active play as well as awesome viewing.
Caters to adventurous, inquisitive youngsters with a petting corral, camel rides, bird show, zip line, ropes course, education programs and more.
More than 2,000 animals in naturalized environments help advance public education on the need for wildlife conservation and preservation.
Nestled amongst a residential neighborhood on the historic West Side, John Ball Zoo has been a destination for local animal lovers since 1891.