This Zoo In Rhode Island Has Animals That You May Have Never Seen In Person Before

In 1872, Roger Williams Park Zoo opened its doors to the public. It is the country’s third oldest zoo and in its humble beginnings housed just a collection of small animals scattered throughout this park in Providence. Today, things are vastly different and you can see animals that you may never have encountered in person before. Let’s take a look at some of the residents of this amazing Rhode Island zoo.

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Which are your favorite animals at this Rhode Island zoo? This Providence Park gets even more spectacular during October when they put on their annual glowing pumpkin trail. If you are an animal lover to the core, then you’ll also want to make plans to visit this exotic animal sanctuary in the Ocean State.