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ZooAmerica Celebrates National Zoo Lovers Day 2022

Fun Facts by the numbers about the walk-through zoo in Hershey, Pa

April 8 is National Zoo Lovers Day, a day to explore your local zoo and learn about the animals that live there. In celebration of National Zoo Lovers Day, take a look below at some fun facts by the numbers about ZooAmerica North American Wildlife Park in Hershey, Pa. 

ZooAmerica  By The Numbers

363 - days ZooAmerica is open each year (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas) 

200 - animals native to North America call ZooAmerica home, including gray wolves, river otters, black bears and more

60 - animal species are represented at ZooAmerica

44 - years since ZooAmerica opened on May 7, 1978

11 - acres of native plants and landscaping make up ZooAmerica

7 - facilities in Pennsylvania, including ZooAmerica, are accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA)

5 - biomes of North America (Southern Swamps, The Great Southwest, Eastern Woodlands, Big Sky Country and Northlands) are replicated at ZooAmerica

3 - behind-the-scenes tours are offered at ZooAmerica for zoo lovers looking to elevate their experience

Don't forget to plan a spring visit to explore the wild of North America in person. ZooAmerica is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. this spring.