Memphis Zoo is in Overton Park at 2000 Prentiss Pl. The 70-acre zoo is one of only four in the country where giant pandas reside. Home to more than 3,500 animals representing more than 500 species, the zoo has an aquarium, a tropical birdhouse, an interactive farm, a primate exhibit and shows.
The 3-acre Northwest Passage exhibit features polar bears, sea lions and bald eagles. Cat Country is a 4-acre natural exhibit with lions, tigers and cheetahs. The 4-acre Zambezi River Hippo Camp is home to hippopotamuses, Nile crocodiles, flamingos and okapi. Stingray Bay is a seasonal interactive exhibit where visitors can touch stingrays and sharks.