Staten Island Zoo
Staten Island, NY 10310
Dedicated to its founding mission in 1936 as an educational institution, the Staten Island Zoological Society remains at the forefront of weaving effective education programs into its cultural role as a place of adventure, discovery and fun for all age groups. As the Biggest “little” zoo in America, the Staten Island Zoo showcases more than 1,200 animals nestled in a beautiful 8-acre park, reflecting more than 350 species of animals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish and invertebrates from six of the world’s seven continents. As an AZA accredited member, the Zoo remains a leader in wildlife conservation, maintaining more than 70 endangered or threatened species and participating in breeding programs and education to highlight the plight of vanishing wildlife throughout the world.
Hours of Operation: 10am – 4:45pm. Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, & New Years
UA Staff Contact Info:
|Jessica Hartmannfirstname.lastname@example.org||718-442-3101 ext. 24|
|Claire Aniela Arthursemail@example.com||718-442-3100 ext. 37|
Resources For Students and Teachers:
Staten Island Zoo has developed visitors’ guides in order to help parents and teachers prepare students for a trip to the zoo. They are offered for three different levels, with differentiated language, vocabulary, and concepts. They are available in PDF form to be used as handouts and as PowerPoints to present to groups on the Staten Island Zoo website.
Student and Family Vouchers are valid for admission to all exhibits for student and up to 3 additional persons. Free parking available.
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