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Zoo Train Temporarily Closed

The Zoo Train will be closed beginning on November 26th until mid-December while routine maintenance is performed on the tracks.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

African Lion

Lion in Snow


The African Lion is the second largest living cat, native to the grasslands of sub-Saharan Africa, these enigmatic felines are also the only truly social cat. Living in groups called prides, the African lion is distinctive in behavior and appearance. Facing many threats in the wild, African lions are classified as vulnerable to extinction. Visit our lions in the Africa section of the Zoo.