Staten Island Zoo

sizoo8-acre zoo with aquarium, children’s petting zoo and world-renowned snake collection. Tropical rain forest exhibit has tall forest canopy – home to breeding monkeys, ocelots and rare tamarins. Snakes:

The Staten Island Zoo was also the first zoo anywhere to exhibit all the 32 varieties of rattlesnakes known to occur in the United States. In the late 1960′s the Zoo maintained the most complete rattlesnake collection in the world with 39 varieties. Since it’s opening in 1936, the Staten Island Zoo has been synonymous with snakes

Location:

614 Broadway, Staten Island

Directions:

Bus: S48, S53

Web-Site:

 

http://www.statenislandzoo.org/

 


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