Norristown, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/17/2016 -- People who are looking for fun things to do in Bucks County, PA should take a look at the Elmwood Park Zoo. This home for wildlife, which is located in Norristown, PA, has a mission to foster an appreciation for wildlife and an environment that will inspire more people to actively participate in conservation. Elmwood Park Zoo boasts over 100 different types of animal species for guests to check out, including bald and golden eagles, jaguars, red pandas, howler monkeys, and gray wolves.
Elmwood Park Zoo is a zoo near Philadelphia that is open to families who would like to have a fun afternoon while learning about a wide variety of different animal species. This non-profit organization is owned and operated by the Norristown Zoological Society is one of only 225 institutions accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. About two-thirds of the Elmwood Park Zoo animal collection is on display in exhibits, while the other third is maintained separately for the zoo's use in education programs.
Elmwood Park Zoo has many enjoyable shows and attractions that will appeal to the entire family. Some of these include bison feeding, barn animal feeding, caterpillar train rides, carousel rides, and even an interactive playground for children who need to burn off some excitement after meeting their favorite animals. Various restaurants and shopping sites are available to for guests to unwind and relax after learning about the zoo's diverse population of wildlife.
To learn more about Elmwood Park Zoo, contact 800-652-4143.
About Elmwood Park Zoo
Located in Norristown, PA, the Elmwood Park Zoo is one of the oldest zoos in Pennsylvania and is a premiere destination for families and wildlife enthusiasts. The zoo features over 100 animals, primarily native to North, Central and South America. Elmwood Park Zoo offers guests both unique wildlife encounters as well as one-of-a-kind entertainment opportunities. The Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums and is owned and operated by the Norristown Zoological Society, a non-profit organization.
For more information about upcoming Zoo events, visit http://www.elmwoodparkzoo.org/.