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Friday, March 24, 2017

"The Rainforest" at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in Cleveland, Ohio

"The RainForest" at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo


About the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo occupies 183 acres of land in Cleveland, Ohio.  It is owned and operated by the Cleveland Metroparks Organization.  The Zoo is home to 2,000 individual animals from 600 different species.  According to the Cleveland Zoological Society, more than one million people visit the Zoo every year, and has the distinction of being the most visited year-round attraction in the state of Ohio.

About "The RainForest"

The RainForest building was completed and opened to the public in 1992.  The building is two stories tall and has a total area of 2 acres.  It houses more than 10,000 plants and 600 animals, and displays the first permanent reptile collection at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo since a flood destroyed the previous collection in 1959.  

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

Links

The RainForest page on the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo website

Animal Enrichment and Training at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

Cleveland Zoological Society

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

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