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This zoo has more than 750 animals on a 100-acre site. The moated animal confines are surrounded by landscaped gardens. Miniture train and boat rides through the habitats are available. The Gardens are opened daily from 10-5 and closed only on Dec. 25.

Location: 1405 Berstein Park Drive, Monroe Louisiana Telephone 318-329-2400

Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Monroe) Cummings Veterinary Hospital
(Archibald) Drake's Landing
(Monroe) Lefebvre Veterinary Medical Center
(Monroe) Louisiana Purchase Gardens & Zoo
(West Monroe) Pointblank Outfitters

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