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Tuesday, March 14, 2017

"Legends of the Wild" at Akron Zoo in Akron, Ohio

"Legends of the Wild" at the Akron Zoo



About the Akron Zoo:

The Akron Zoo currently sits on 77 acres, not far from Downtown Akron, Ohio.  It houses more than 700 animals and in 2016 set a new annual attendance record with nearly 399,000 visitors.


About "Legends of the Wild"

"Legends of the Wild" covers 2 acres and houses animals found in South America, Mexico, Madagascar, and the Himalayan Mountains.  It was completed in 2005 and is part of the Zoo's new capital improvement project.  The exhibit area focuses on cultural connections with the natural world.  Currently, 16 of the species residing in "Legends of the Wild" are participating in their "Species Survival Plan" overseen by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.


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*All photos represented in this album are my own.  Please do not use or redistribute without permission.*
Jaguar photos coming soon!


Links

Legends of the Wild page on Akron Zoo website

Animal Enrichment at the Akron Zoo

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Welty Building Company


*I am not affiliated with the Akron Zoo, nor was I reimbursed for my time there.  All opinions are my own and do not reflect those of the Zoo or its staff.*

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