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Brandywine Zoo is a small (12-acre) zoo that opened in 1905 in Brandywine Park in Wilmington, Delaware. It is located on the banks of the Brandywine River. The zoo features river otters, sandhill cranes, and other animals native to the Americas and the temperate areas of Asia. This facility is home to a variety of species of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. They also exhibit the world's largest rodent: the capybara. The zoo is managed by the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, and supported by the Delaware Zoological Society. It is open daily weather permitting. The Brandywine Zoo has been a member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) since 1981.
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