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Safari Tours - Described!


Join MindsEye for a day at the zoo! Located on 90 acres in beautiful Forest Park, the Saint Louis Zoo is home to more than 588 species of animals, many of them rare and endangered. Since its inception in 1910, the Zoo has been renowned for its beautiful naturalistic exhibits and for its diverse collection of animals from the major continents and biomes of the world. It is widely recognized for its innovative approaches to animal management, wildlife conservation, research and education.


The Saint Louis Zoo is excited to welcome the blind and visually-impaired community to experience three different walking tours on Saturday, November 4th for FREE! And as always, The Zoo is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and there is no cost for admission.



 The 30-minute walking tours include Extreme Zoo Safari, River's Edge Safari and African Safari. These tours do not include touching live animals or access to non-public areas.
11:00 a.m.
Join our professional interpretive guides on a safari to meet some of our beautiful African animals. Our adventure may include spotting a majestic bateleur eagle, viewing the iconic lesser kudu, the always popular giraffes, the mysterious and strange looking okapi, one of our conservation success stories the rare addax. And finally, we'll see if we can find the "King of the Jungle," the mighty lion.
1:00 p.m.
From the rarest to one of the most venomous and the tallest to the smallest, meet the most extreme animals in the Zoo! Your guide will introduce you the largest venomous snake in the world and other intriguing reptiles at the Herpetarium. Compare your jump to one of the longest leapers in the world at the Primate House. See the rarest and biggest exotic cats at Big Cat Country, and discover creatures great and small at Red Rocks.
2:00 p.m.
Join your guide on a safari through the beautiful River's Edge, where you'll see hippos, cheetahs, elephants and more. Listen up as we share animal secrets that most of our visitors never get to hear. Learn about what the Zoo is doing to save animals in the wild and how you can help!
The Saint Louis Zoo is located at Government Drive, St. Louis, MO 63110. All major facilities are wheelchair accessible, as are most restrooms. All-day parking is available on the Zoo's North Lot on Government Drive and South Lot on Wells Drive at $15/vehicle. Limited street parking is available in Forest Park.
For questions, call: (800) 966-8877.