Built on the land used for the 1904 World's Fair, the Saint Louis Zoo, one of only three free zoos in the country, has homes for 6,600 animals. The Zoo has a hospital for animals, a huge kitchen where food for animals is prepared, classrooms for people to learn about the Zoo's animals and programs, and many exciting animal exhibits. Students will enjoy reading about the Emerson's Children's Zoo and the River's Edge exhibit, all while enjoying photographs of Raja, the Asian elephant, bugs from the Insectarium, and playful ...

Saint Louis Zoo 2003, PowerKids Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823963188