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Birmiingham Zoo | Birmingham AL | Jefferson County Alabama

Birmiingham Zoo | Birmingham AL | Jefferson County Alabama

Birmingham Zoo

Birmingham Alabama
Jefferson County Alabama

 

Birmiingham Zoo | Birmingham AL | Jefferson County Alabama

Birmiingham Zoo | Birmingham AL | Jefferson County Alabama

The Birmingham Zoo is a zoological park that opened in 1955 in Birmingham, Alabama (USA). The 122-acre (49 ha) zoo is home to almost 800 animals representing over 200 species, including many endangered species from six continents.

The Zoo is managed by a private non-profit corporation. It is a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), participates in AZA Species Survival Plans (SSP). It is located, along with the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, in Lane Park, a 200-acre (81 ha) city-owned park near the western terminus of U.S. Highway 280 at U.S. Highway 31 on the southern slope of Red Mountain.

Wikipedia contributors, “Birmingham Zoo,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Birmingham_Zoo&oldid=606444841 (accessed September 1, 2014).

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