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Zoo’s Popular Attractions Open April 1, 2017

Penzeys Spices Carousel

No fooling – both the Zoo’s North Shore Bank Safari Train and Penzeys Spices Carousel will open for visitors Saturday, April 1!  Weather permitting, these two very popular attractions will then remain open on weekends through mid-May, after which they will operate daily through Labor Day.

North Shore Bank Safari TrainThe Zoo has two steam engines and two diesel engines, which are alternated by the engineers depending on factors like weather and number of visitors on any given day.

More than 400,000 patrons hop aboard the train annually, so be sure to visit, and enjoy this Zoo tradition shared among generations of fans.