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Phoenix Zoo

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Enter through this globe structure.

Cross the bridge to the lagoon.
Turtles enjoying the Arizona sun in the lagoon at the zoo's entrance.

Arizona Trail through the northern part of the zoo featuring native animals.



Prairie Dog.
Prairie Dog.

Easily seen from the zoo is Governor Hunt's Tomb.

Bighorn Sheep enclosure.
Bighorn Sheep.
Callared Peccary.

Cheetah (in the shade, middle, left side).
Equine Facility toward the back of the zoo.

Giant Anteater.

Forest of Uco featuring animals of South America.
Forest of Uco.
Forest of Uco.

Forest of Uco.
Forest of Uco. Andean Bear, Tremarctos ornatus, play an important role in maintaining the rainforest through seed dispersal in their droppings. They eat grasses, fruits, berries, and small mammals.

One small enclosure is home to: Mhorr Gazelle, Kori Bustard, Kirk's Dik Dik, Spur-Thighed Tortoise.

Mhorrs Gazelle and tortoise.

Mhorrs Gazelle.

Spur-Thighed Tortoise.

A large area at the center of the zoo features the African Savanna.
Some of the animals that live together in this enclosure are: Ostrich, Crowned Crane, Ruppell's Griffon Vulture, Lappet-Faced Vulture, Watusi Cattle, Reticulated Giraffe, Common Eland, Thompson's Gazelle, Waterbuck.

Crowned Crane.
Giraffe in the Savanna.







Giraffe. Note that the leaves within reach have already been stripped.




Note the Tomb of Governor Hunt beyond.

Maned Wolf.



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