Black Bear at the San Antonio Zoo


San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio

San Antonio’s zoo, in Breckenridge Park north of downtown, is home to 9000 animals from 750 different species. As well as one of the country's largest endangered-animal collections, it features a mini-train, a carousel and a butterfly garden. All charge a small separate fee, or are included in the Fun Day ticket (adult/child $25/22), which offers a small overall saving.

Note: this isn't a good place to spend a hot summer afternoon. Come early or late, when the animals aren't inside escaping the heat.

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