Central Park ZooThe Central Park Zoo offers to its visitors different types of attractions, such as penguin feedings, Polar Circle, children's zoo and also sea lion feedings. The Central Park Zoo offers programs and classes for youngsters, families and adults. Visitors can also go on a group tours of the zoo, led by a Central Park Zoo guide.
Bronx ZooAnother zoo in N. Y is the Bronx Zoo. The Bronx Zoo features a Butterfly Garden, Congo Ape Forest, Madagascar, a Bug Carousel, a children?s zoo and Dora & Diego's 4-D Excitement. Visitors can see lion feedings and penguin feedings. The Bronx Zoo has summer programs built to teach youngsters between the ages of 5 and 17. The zoo also has a Wildlife Theatre, which puts on interactive shows to teach visitors about nature.
Prospect Park ZooProspect Park Zoo features a sea lion court, a discovery trail and a barn & garden. The zoo has 2 exhibits called Amazing Animals and Animals in Art. The Sea Lion Court is the most popular exhibit at the Prospect Park Zoo and performs feeding demonstrations 3 times per day. The Prospect Park Zoo offers youth and family programs also.
The Queens ZooThe Queens Zoo features a South American Trail, a Wood Trail, a Bird house and a Waterfowl Mire. Visitors can see Sea Lion feedings at the Queens Zoo. Mini-camp programs are run at the Queens Zoo to teach youngsters about nature. The mini-camp program has behind the scenes tours controlled by zoo staff.
New York AquariumAnother preferred attraction is the New York Aquarium, which features a Sea Lion show, Sea Cliffs, Conversation Hall and the Happy Feet 4-D Experience. Visitors to this New York Aquarium can see Sea Otter feedings, Shark feedings and Penguin feeding.
Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition CenterFamilies who love sea life will enjoy a trip to the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center, previously known as Atlantis Marine World, just an hour and a half from the city. The Aquarium has unique adventures for its visitors, ranging from starting on a behind-the-scenes tour to feeding stingrays in the Ray Bay touch tank. With a range of Aquatic Adventure to make a choice from as well as a Sea Lion Show, visitors may not be at a complete loss for things worth doing at this family friendly aquarium.
Zoos in New York, as well as aquariums, are a good source of entertainment for children and adults. Everyone can learn new things from visiting these attractions, all while having a great time with all the family.
By Frank Smith
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