Play With Wallabies At Hattiesburg Zoo In Mississippi For An Adorable Adventure

Just last year, we told you about the Sloth Experience at Hattiesburg Zoo. As the name implies, the experience allows visitors to interact with a sloth, which is as amazing as it sounds. However, it’s not the only way you can have close-up fun with the zoo’s residents. Thanks to the Wallaby Walkabout, you can interact with wallabies and a few other animals native to the Australian Outback. Take a look:

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So, mate, are you ready to experience a bit of the Outback right here in the Magnolia State? Wallaby Walkabout is open during normal zoo hours. Hattiesburg Zoo is open Tuesday – Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information, call (601) 545-4576. You can also visit the Hattiesburg Zoo website or Facebook page.

Did you know about the Wallaby Walkabout exhibit? Ever visited? If so, what’d you think? Tell us in the comments section.

This isn’t the only opportunity for an up-close animal encounter in the Magnolia State. Read about another here.

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