The Staten Island Zoo offers a delightful peek into the world of wildlife. Home to endangered Amur Leopards and frolicking fossas, the Zoo provides a safe habitat for some of your favorite animals.
The Children’s Zoo recreates a barnyard setting and the new Kids’ Korral invites you to pet the animals. The Staten Island Zoo is also home to a headline making weatherman – Chuck the groundhog. With 85% accurate predictions, Chuck is the pride and joy of the Zoo. Staten Island Zoo features one of the most modern reptile exhibits in the nation, the 16,000 square foot facility houses 120 species of amphibians, lizards, turtles, alligators and snakes and is home to one of the largest collections of rattlesnakes in the United States. The Fear Zone helps to dispel myths about reptiles, which are important to our environment, through educational and fun exhibits.