Tour Guide to the World Famous Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden - A Fun and Affordable Destination
The Cincinnati Zoo was opened in 1975 and has expanded to set the standards in the conservation and education on wild animals and their habitats. It now features over 500 animals and over 3000 species of plants. Located in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Avondale, it conducts breeding programs and contains the Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW). Tickets can be obtained at the Zoo or online.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
Rides and attractions
Families can have fun in taking different rides within the Cincinnati Zoo. They have the option of choosing the train, shuttle and carousel rides. In addition to this, they can get into the 4D Theater which combines the 3-d effects and 4-d environmental features that makes the whole tour fun and thrilling. In the 4-d theater, they will select from many types of movies that the zoo has to offer. In order to enjoy the 4-D ride, visitors should be at the Zoo 10 minutes before the start of the show.
Animals and exhibits
For animal lovers, the zoo offers a number of sites where the family will be able to see the different types of animals in there. Families can select from birds, reptiles, mammals, invertebrartes, amphibiams and fish. In addition to this, the visitors can also enjoy various exhibits including the Afroca Savannah, a new exhibit, go Green Garden, Gorilla World, Jungle Trails among others. Children can also be taken to the Spaulding Children's Zoo where they can feed and touch the animal among other activities.
Plants and Gardens
In the plants and garden sections, visitors will be able to sample different types of plants such as Annuals, perrenials, Trees and Shrubns as well as native plants and grasses. These plants are placed in a beautiful perspective to offer a womderful blend of not only c olors but also types. Visitors will also find out more about the plants and their relatioships to humans and animals. Those visiting the plant exhibits will have a chance of experiencing different types of vegetation such as rainforests, savannah, swamps, tundra and Woodlands.