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up-close shot of child riding wildlife carousel at the Zoo

The Wildlife Carousel is open to the public with limited rows available to allow for social distancing. All carousel animals will be safely sanitized every hour. For your convenience, hand sanitizer will be available both at the entrance and exit. Buy your tickets online!

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The Wildlife Carousel is a unique work of art, hand carved and painted. Many of the carousel animals are found in the zoo, and you can see the only armadillo known to exist as a carousel figure! Go for a spin and ride along to music from across the globe.

A portion of the proceeds from the Carousel helps fund the Zoo’s ongoing conservation efforts. Riders of all ages can have fun taking a spin and knowing that they are bringing hope to endangered species and wild habitats around the world!

Carousel Rules:
Children over 42″ tall may ride alone.
Each child under 42″ tall must be accompanied by an adult, who will stand next to the child as he/she rides for safety. (This adult does not need to purchase a ticket.)
No food, drinks or strollers are allowed on the Carousel.
There are no refunds for unused passes.

up-close shot of child riding wildlife carousel at the Zoo