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Central Park Zoo
While a zoo has existed on this spot for over a century, the Central Park Zoo in its current form has only been open since 1988. From a steamy rain forest to an icy Antarctic penguin habitat, the zoo leads visitors through tropic, temperate and polar regions to encounter fascinating animals - from tiny leafcutter ants to tremendous polar bears. The Tisch Children's Zoo, added in 1997, lets little animal lovers meet gentle creatures up close.
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Central Park Wildlife Centre
Polar Bears, Penguins, Sea Lions and much more! It's really cheap as well only $3.50. You get chance to warm up in the Tropical area as well. It's only small but there's plenty to see. The gift shop is good and outside the zoo so you can shop without paying into the zoo.
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It's easy to see what a boon Central Park is when you're standing up the top of the Empire State: the 843 acre (337 hectare) rectangle of bobble-topped green bits are a welcome contrast to the concrete and traffic mosh jostling in the rest of Manhattan. When Central Park was officially opened in 1873 it was intended to be an oasis from the city's bustle. However the commotion which is New York seeps into the botanic calm in the form of joggers, skaters, musicians and tourists. Quieter areas are above 72nd St, where the crowds thin out and the well-planned landscaping becomes more apparent. There's a small zoo in the park, organized and casual sport (predominantly baseball and Frisbee) to watch or play, a swimming pool and various free performances.
ManhattanCentral Park and...
Central Park and zoo.
Store windows at christmas time.
South Street Sea Port.
Statue of Liberty.
Besides the sites, watching people is fun at Central Park. History of Statue of Liberty and South Street Sea Port.
There are many museums to visit.
Stores to shop in or just browse through.
Restaurants to dine at.
There are many plays to see.
New York Zoo
The NY Zoo is right in Central Park.
This is a picture of a clock that has different animals that go around it every hour.
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Central Park Zoo. It is a very...
Central Park Zoo. It is a very small Zoo, but it's great because it is in Central Park and it is in NEW YORK.
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