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2300 Steele St. Denver, CO 80205 | Downtown Denver | 303-376-4800

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Featuring the Lorikeet Adventure open-air aviary, the eight-acre Predator Ridge re-creation of the Samburu National Reserve in Kenya, Tropical Discovery, a climate-controlled ecological habitat including the Dragons of Komodo exhibit; Primate Panorama, a five-acre, world-class facility providing a natural habitat for more than 25 endangered primate species; rides on the Conservation Carousel and more.


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  • Boo at the Zoo

    9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. daily from October 25 until October 26

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