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Hours

  • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • Admission

    • Adult - $20.95 + tax
    • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
    • Child - free (under 2)
    • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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    Featured Animals

    Goliath grouper

    The Goliath grouper, also referred to as a Jewfish or Giant seabass, is found in the Western Atlantic Ocean, through the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean

    Fischer’s turaco

    One of a number of rather similar looking mostly green turacos that have black facial markings, this species is distinguished by the broad rose-red ma

    Fork-snouted catfish

    No relation to sturgeons, this huge relative of the little "talking catfishes" (popular with aquarists) possesses similar looking bony scutes along it

    Helmeted basilisk

    An enormously developed extension of its skull lends this lizard a resemblance to the "Alien" of horror movies. In contrast to other basilisks (which

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