PHILADEPHIA, PA - America's first zoo and one of the region's foremost conservation organizations, The Philadelphia Zoo, is home to nearly 1,300 animals, many rare and endangered. The Zoo offers the first-in-the-world animal travel and exploration trail system called Zoo360, enabling primates and big cats to move above and across the main visitor pathway.
Here is What to See and Do this Summer at The Philly Zoo
Big Time: Life in an Endangered Age
Big Time highlights the history of some of the plant's most significant events, from volcanic eruptions and asteroid strikes. All events that many have changed the Earth's atmosphere, the sea level, and even temperature in our plants' past.
The Philadelphia Zoo's Dino Keys
Get ready for a childhood flashback! As the Philadelphia Zoo brings back a cherished tradition that dates back to 1960. The keys returned in 2019 only to be removed at the pandemic's start one year ago. The Zoo will unlock all-new stories and secret tales with talking storybooks and is excited to launch a new limited-edition Dino-Key in addition to the new animal-themed Zoo Keys.
The Perfect Friday Night Outing Awaits at The Zoo
Spend the evening with life-size animatronic dinosaurs and prehistoric-themed foods at the Bedrock Brew's Beer Garden and Dino Bite fooderie. Fuel up with one-of-a-kind pre-historic burgers and beer pairings. Friday Nights Dino's and Bites will run every Friday night during the summer months, starting at 8:00 pm.
The Zoo's award-winning exhibits include First Niagara Big Cat Falls, the McNeil Avian Center, the PECO Primate Reserve, and KidZooU: Hamilton Family Children's Zoo & Faris Family Education Center. 3400 W. Girard Avenue, (215) 243-1100, www.philadelphiazoo.org