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Prospect Park Zoo

450 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11225
California Sea Lions

California Sea Lions waiting for feeding at the Prospect Park Zoo.

Photo credit: By Garry R. Osgood (Author's own work) [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The Prospect Park Zoo is a 12-acre zoo located off Flatbush Avenue on the eastern side of Prospect Park, Brooklyn. The zoo presents three themed exhibition venues, each housed in a dedicated building. It houses nearly 630 animals representing about 101 species, and averages 300,000 visitors annually.

The Prospect Park Zoo is part of the Wildlife Conservation Society integrated network of zoos and aquaria spread throughout New York City.

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