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Topeka Zoo is a 32-hectare zoo in Kansas formerly known as Topeka Zoological Park. It is located within the area of Gage Park. The parcel of land where the zoo is currently located was donated by the Gage Family to the city government of Topeka. It was once a public park with children?s playground, garden, mini-train ride, carousel, and fishing lake. It opened in 1933 to the public as zoological park.

The Topeka Zoo is one of the first zoos in the United States which features an indoor Tropical Rainforest habitat for its wildlife custody. There are different species of birds such as hyacinth Macaw, scarlet Macaw, Bali Mynah, Chilean Flamingo, and Roseate Spoonbill. There are also other animals like deer, fishing cat, otter, Southern Tamandua, and Three-banded Armadillo.

Another attraction in the zoo is Discovering Apes, a glass-walled exhibit of orangutans leading to an outdoor tunnel where gorillas live. It also includes rooms for different kinds of poison dart frogs. There is also Children?s Zoo which features domestic animals like goats and sheep. Children can feed these animals safely. There is also a children?s playground across the area.

Topeka Zoo also includes exhibits like Kansas carnivores which features Northern American river otters and mountain lions and Lion?s Pride where three lions live in a natural-like habitat exhibit. Further, the exhibit Animals and Man displays small animals like species of boa, lizards, and other reptiles. It also features an indoor exhibit of elephant, hippopotamus, and giraffe. Other exhibits are Jungle Cat, Black Bear Woods, and Waterbird Lagoon.
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