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Africa Pathway Closed

The pedestrian pathway to Africa is currently closed due to construction on our elephant exhibit. Africa will only be accessible by tram, which is free to all guests during this time. Thank you for your patience while we improve your Zoo.

Rock Hyrax

Rock Hyrax


The closest (albeit still distant) living relatives of the African elephant, the diminutive rock hyrax are nimble footed acrobats. These tailless mammals are native to rocky outcrops called kopjes in Africa and the Arabian peninsula. You can find our Rock Hyrax in near the lions.