Racine Zoo

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Racine Zoo
(photo July 2010)
Date opened 1923[1]
Location Racine, Wisconsin, United States
Coordinates 42°44′56″N 87°47′01″W / 42.7488°N 87.7837°W / 42.7488; -87.7837Coordinates: 42°44′56″N 87°47′01″W / 42.7488°N 87.7837°W / 42.7488; -87.7837
Land area 32 acres (13 ha)[1]
Memberships AZA[2]
Website racinezoo.org

The Racine Zoo is a zoo situated on 32 acres (13 ha) on the shore of Lake Michigan in Racine, Wisconsin. With more than 100 species of animals,[3] the zoo's collection focuses on species native to Wisconsin, including a room dedicated to reptiles and amphibians indigenous to the state.






(*) Denotes education program animals not normally on exhibit

The zoo's grounds are also home to a playground, a children's zoo, and a hands-on discovery center; free Sunday band concerts and the Animal Crackers Jazz Series are held during the summer. The Racine Zoo operated as a free-admission attraction until January 2007, when fiscal needs required the introduction of an admission fee.


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