Encounter Exotic Animals In The Middle Of Ohio At Safari Junction, A Family-Owned Animal Park
Sometimes, it can be hard to find a day trip destination the whole family will love. Fortunately, Ohio is home to multiple small town petting zoos (like this one) and animal sanctuaries that offer both fun and educational experiences. Safari Junction in Eaton, Ohio is the home of Valley Exotics Zoo. From camels and kangaroos to exotic birds and lemurs, you never know what sort of friends you’ll encounter. The next time you want to take the family to see some animals, consider Safari Junction.
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April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
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