Zoological – Botanical Park

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Zoological -Botanical-Park
The Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park (a.k.a. Las Vegas Zoo) is managed by the non-profit 501 (C)(3) Nevada Zoological Foundation Our shady 3-acre park is located just 15 minutes northwest of the Las Vegas Strip. The zoo exhibits over 150 species of plants and animal.The most impressive attractions in Las Vegas Zoological – Botanical Park
As the only zoo in Las Vegas and the only year-round zoo in Nevada, we work hard to fulfill our mission to educate and entertain the public by displaying a variety of plants and animals.Our natural living campus is a wonderful educational facility where students of any age actively participate in an exciting learning experience about the environment.Our primary focus is to assist in educating students about rare and endangered species of plants and animals, and providing information about the importance of habitat protection.We hope this experience will help students develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for the uniqueness and beauty of the world around them. The Zoo has been an authorized activity of the Clark County School District since 1983.There are a variety of endangered cats as well as the last family of Barbary Apes in the United states, chimpanzee, eagles, ostriches, emus, talking parrots, wallabies, flamingos, large exotic reptiles and every species of venomous reptile native to Southern Nevada. The zoo also features exhibits by the Las Vegas Gem Club and botanical displays of endangered cycads and rare bamboos.

The mission of the Southern Nevada Zoological-Botanical Park, managed and operated by the non-profit Nevada Zoological Foundation, is to educate children and the general public about endangered species and habitat protection, so as to begin to understand and appreciate the uniqueness and beauty of the natural world around us.

There are educational opportunities at the Park for all types of visitors, both the general public who explores the Park unguided and at its leisure, and organized groups and classes who are looking for more formal activities.

In the past year both the Foundation and the Park have made great progress implementing this mission.

 

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