5 ITINERARY 6 4 7 3 1 8 2 9 10 LAST CALL! Looking for an end of day experience at the Zoo? Here are some insider tips for enjoying the Zoo near closing time, at 5 p.m. 1 Predator Ridge Our social African carnivores, the lions, spotted hyenas and African painted dogs, may be visible. See if you can spot them from either outside, or inside Pahali ya Simba, where you can also see African reptiles. Don’t miss the Grevy’s zebras nearby while you’re there, too! 2 Feline buildings The cats residing here are always around. Watch to see where they choose to settle in for the night. Are they inside or outside? Keep in mind that these animals will have indoor and outdoor access so you may have to look around a bit! 3 Northern Shores Our home for polar bears and pinnipeds provides one of the best views of our sea lions, when they start snuggling up on a rock for the evening. Tropical Discovery, home to fish, reptiles and amphibians, is also open until the Zoo closes. 4 Giraffes Our awe-inspiring, reticulated giraffes are always visible, whether outside their yard or in their indoor building. 5 Hooved animals While many of our hooved animals will head inside in late afternoon, some prefer to stay outside. Along the south end of Denver Zoo, you’ll find dromedary camels, Przewalski's horses and Bactrian camels. The two latter species are native to the Asian highland areas, including Mongolia, where one of Denver Zoo’s larger conservation field projects takes place. 6 Toyota Elephant Passage Denver Zoo’s home for endangered Asian animals should have plenty of animals to see towards the end of the day. Look for Asian small-clawed otters, an Indian hornbill and fishing cats in our El Pomar Foundation Village Hall. Then see whether an Asian elephant or a greater one-horned rhino is enjoying the Elephant Parlor inside the Clayton F. Freiheit Elephant House. If it is a warm evening, you should spot even more of these animals in the multiple, linked yards of this exhibit. 7 Bird World This building features species ranging from storks to starlings to toucans to turacos! 8 Pachyderms Hippos may be outside or inside taking a nice evening soak! 9 Primate Panorama While many of our other primates may choose to be inside as the sun goes down, you may find other species. You can find orangutans and gorillas in our Great Apes building and monkeys such as lemurs, marmosets and tamarins in our Emerald Forest building. Also, look for red river hogs in nearby yards. 10 Bear and Sheep Mountain These exhibits are some of the oldest in the Zoo. In fact, Bear Mountain is part of the Colorado Historic Registry. Our grizzly bears, Asiatic black bears, Dall’s sheep and bighorn sheep are usually easy to spot. Thanks for visiting today! Hopefully you spotted a few other night owls on your journey. If you did, share your experience on Denver Zoo’s Facebook page!
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