New Adventures

The Children’s Zoo was designed like a maze, with only a few exhibits visible at a time, providing the sense of surprise. One area could be accessed by sliding down a slide (left)! A favorite feature was the Petting Paddock (far left), which continues today, but with some differences. Many visitors remember riding the Galápagos tortoises that lived in the Children’s Zoo back then, something that changed with animal care expectations over the years.

1957

Innovation 1957 - 1966
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