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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.
The river otter is a recovering species of mustelid once found in nearly every body of water in North America. Over hunting for the otter’s luxurious fur lead to a steep decline in their numbers and rarity in wild sightings, recent efforts at reintroduction to native ranges have resulted in a successful comeback. You can find our otters near the front entrance to the Zoo.