Wildlife World Zoo
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
- Daily 9am-5pm
Phoenix New Times's Description
If we were an animal, we'd like to be pampered by the gentle folk at Wildlife World Zoo, which since 1984 has seen its collection grow to some 1,300 animals (that's Arizona's largest family of exotic creatures). We're proud that the place is honored by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association as one of the two nationally accredited privately owned zoos in the United States. WWZ doesn't just put its panthers on display, it educates us about what makes each animal unique, and what we must do to preserve them. There are no concrete sidewalks, just natural caging, like a modern-day Noah's Ark of penguins, giraffes, zebras, tigers, oryxes, lions, deer, kangaroos, gibbon apes, monkeys, camels, white rhinos, white tigers, African lions, African wild dogs, maned wolves, lemurs and so much more. To WWZ, we say, you go, grrr!
Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium is home to Arizona's largest collection of exotic animals with more than 600 species. The Aquarium features over 75 indoor exhibits including stingrays you can feed, penguins, otters, and sharks plus rides & a petting zoo.
Tips from foursquare
Just go here. Bring quarters to feed giraffes. Expect to see penguins.
Try Tiburon restaurant. 16000 gallon shark tank in the middle of the dining room. worth the experience.
Download a coupon because this place us pricey
Awesome collection of primates!
Lots of cute baby animals. Baby black jaguar, baby monkeys and baby meerkats, as well as others. Great way to spend the day. Wear comfortable shoes and bring cash as cafes take cash only.
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