This Zoo Near Pittsburgh Has Animals That You May Have Never Seen In Person Before

Going to the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium is – and has been for generations – a Pittsburgh tradition. Even in the 21st century, local schools shuttle students on school buses for a day of exploring the sprawling zoo, giving kids the chance to see their favorite animals in person. But, did you know that there’s another zoo, just a few hours away, that’s home to some exotic animals some of us may never have seen before? Take a look.

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Have you visited the Erie Zoo and seen the exotic animals? How does it compare to the Pittsburgh Zoo? Let us know in the comments! And, if you love animals, you’ll want to add these six once-in-a-lifetime animal encounters near Pittsburgh to your bucket list. Click here to read more.

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