One of the neatest zoos in Birmingham, Alabama to visit is the "Birmingham Zoo." It is a place where you can visit tons of wild and exotic animals from all over the world and even get the chance to touch, see, and feed the animals up close, which is always really fun to do. It is the greatest place to go and visit if you have a passion for animals and want to learn about them with friends and family,Birmingham Zoo is located on 2630 Cahaba Road in Birmingham, Alabama. The zoo is open year round seven days a week from 9 am until 5 pm on weekdays and from 9 am until 7 pm on weekends. The tickets to get into the zoo cost 12 dollars for adults and 7 dollars for children. On Tuesdays at the Birmingham Zoo the ticket price to get into the zoo is 6 dollars for adults and 3 dollars for children. The zoo is handicap accessible which allows handicap people to roam the zoo freely and explore and visit each animal and exhibit in the zoo as well.
Some of the animals you will see in the zoo are from all over the world from different places such as Africa, Europe, Australia, and South America. These types of animals are mammals, reptiles, amphibians, sea animals and birds. Some of these animals will be giraffes, zebras, lions, tigers, bears, cobras, parrots, hippos, kangaroos, rhinos, anteaters, and hundreds more. If you want you can view the list of animals they have at the Birmingham Zoo by visiting this website at http://www.birminghamzoo.com/support-adoptanimallist.asp.
The types of animals you may be able to feed during your visit to the Birmingham Zoo would be pelicans, lorikeets, giraffes, and llamas. During the afternoon there will be wild life shows going on all over the zoo park if you want to sit down and watch one of them. Other things you will be able to do would be ride on the carousels and take a train ride through the zoo park to see all the animal exhibits.
If you get hungry while visiting the Birmingham Zoo there are several food stands to get a drink or a snack at. Most of the food stands sell soft drinks, pretzels, ice cream, cookies, chips, hot dogs, popcorn, and cotton candy. There is also a first add place in the zoo park just in case you get hurt by accident while visiting the park. There is even a gift shop to shop in to purchase a souvenir to bring home with you so you can always remember your trip to the Birmingham Zoo.
So if you're looking for something fun and exciting to do in Birmingham, Alabama visit the Birmingham Zoo. I know you will have a great time visiting with all the wild and exotic animals from all over the world there. If you would like some more information on the Birmingham Zoo please check out the websites attached to my article. For those of you who get the chance to visit the zoo I hope you have a wonderful time there.