Birmingham Zoo (United States)
Birmingham Zoo - United States
The Birmingham Zoo is a major zoological park founded in 1950 in Birmingham, Alabama. The 122 acre (49 hectare) zoo is home to approximately 750 animals of 250 species including many endangered species from six continents. The Zoo, which is managed by a private non-profit corporation, participates heavily in Species Survival Programs. It is located, along with the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, in Lane Park, a 200 acre (81 hectare) city-owned park near the western terminus of U.S. Highway 280 at U.S. Highway 31 on the southern slope of Red Mountain.
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Official site: http://www.birminghamzoo.com
Subscription: AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums)
Size: 122 acres (0.49 km²)