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Phillips Park Zoo Map

Phillips Park Zoo Map

1. Zoo Main Entrance/Exit

2. River Otters

River Otters are long, muscular, and very streamlined animals with webbed feet and a rudder-like tail that make them well adapted for their aquatic existence.

4. Cougars

Cougars are known by many names including the panther, puma and mountain lion. Although once found throughout much of North America, they are now absent from many regions where they were once common.

5. Llamas and Pygmy Goats

Llamas do spit. The usual reason for spitting is to settle an argument or to decide who is the dominant llama.

6. Gray Wolves

Gray Wolves are the largest member of the wild dog family found in North America.

8. Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles are found across North America, but, about half of the world’s 70,000 bald eagles live in Alaska. The bald eagle was chosen in 1782 as the emblem of the United States of America because of its long life, great strength and majestic looks.

9. Reptiles

Reptiles from over 10 different species are on display, along with a variety of smaller animals.

10. Education Center

The education center is used by the ZooCiety for various activities throughout the year.

11. Peacocks

Peacocks refer to the male peafowl. The female peafowl is called a peahen. In the wild, they live in deciduous tropical rainforests.

12. Elk

Elk are the second largest cervid in North America, the moose is the largest. Cervids are animals that grow and shed their antlers each year.

13. Exit

Exit to Main Pavilion and Playground. (summer only)