Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo is a 63-acre nonprofit zoo located in Tampa, Florida. In 2009, Lowry Park Zoo was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine and is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and bio-diversity.
There are many interesting sections including the Asian Gardens,Florida Boardwalk, a primate section, the Wallaroo Station Children’s Zoo, Safari Africa, The Ituri Forest and more.
Exhibits include Indian rhinoceros, Malayan tigers, babirusa, Komodo dragon, clouded leopards, sloth bears, an Indonesian-themed aviary, a disabled white tiger, bleeding-heart doves, mandarin ducks, giant Asian pond turtles, Reeve’s muntjac deer, striped skunks, Orinoco crocodiles, North American black bears, a small pack of red wolves, West Indian manatees, and alligator snapping turtles.
An aquatic center with sharks, eels, seahorses, and a wide collection of snakes, including eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, copperheads, and eastern coral snakes.
There is so much more to see at the zoo. Bring your best walking shoes and the attitude that you will have a great time!