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Weekend Traffic

Due to the Great Inflatable Race in Swope Park, the Meyer entrance to the Zoo will be closed on Saturday April 20. Please use the 63rd Street or Elmwood entrance.

Aldabra Tortoise



True giants, the Aldabra tortoise can reach over four feet in length and top 500 pounds when mature. These tortoises are very long lived and adapted to the harsh life of the Seychelles and Aldabran islands. You can find our tortoises in Africa near the plains exhibits.