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Prospect Park Zoo

Category: Camps + Parks + Zoo + Aquarium

Flatbush Ave. at Empire Blvd., Brooklyn, NY 11215
718.399.7339

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Map of Prospect Park Zoo and recommended places nearby
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1. Brooklyn Children's Museum
2. Brooklyn Botanic Garden
3. Brooklyn Museum of Art
4. Brighton Beach Playground
5. Jewish Hassidic Walking Tours
6. Kurdish Library and Museum
7. Prospect Park Audubon Center and Visitor Center at the Boathouse
8. Deno's Wonder Wheel Amusement Park
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Prospect Park Zoo - Reviews from across the web

Prospect Park Zoo - Brooklyn, NY
Back in the 1890s, Brooklyn had established what was referred to as a "menagerie" of animals at Prospect Park, which was an attempt to add to the allure of the expanse of landscape ingenuity and design...an ecological engineering feat culminating pastures, exotic plants and trees, woodland...
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Prospect Park Wildlife Ctr in Long Island, NY - AOL City Guide
The refurbished Prospect Park Zoo opened to the public on October 5, 1993, but Prospect Park has a history of hosting zoo animals since the late 1800s. Fortunately, we have learned a lot about the needs of zoo animals since then, and now those needs are being addressed while teaching children and an...
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About the City Zoos
Groundbreaking for the Prospect Park Zoo project occurred in August, 1989, beginning the $37 million renovation of the badly deteriorated zoo. Some architectural aspects of the old zoo were saved, but inhumane conditions that existed there were eliminated. Naturalistic habitat exhibits replaced bars...
nyzoosandaquarium.com

Prospect Park, Brooklyn - IgoUgo Reviews
Built by the same fellows who brought us Central Park in Manhattan, Prospect Park is equally important to Brooklynites who need a nature break form the hustle and bustle of the city. The huge park, which dates back to 1865, houses a number of attractions and wide open spaces throughout its 526 acres...
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Prospect Park Zoo - Zoos and Aquariums - New York Magazine
Established in the late 1800s with a small menagerie of animals, this eleven-acre habitat officially became the Prospect Park Zoo when it opened to the public in 1935. Thanks to the intervention of the Wildlife Conservation Society, more-naturalistic holding areas replaced cages and pits during the ...
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