AAA Editor Notes
San Antonio Zoo is at 3903 N. St. Mary's St. in Brackenridge Park. Quarried limestone cliffs provide natural habitats for approximately 9,000 animals representing 750 species. The 35-acre zoo is noteworthy for its endangered animals, including Sumatran tigers, white rhinos, whooping cranes and Komodo dragons.
Three Asian elephants, hippopotamuses, hyenas and lions inhabit African Plains, where a water hole brings ostriches, zebras, gazelles and antelopes together. Marmosets, sloths, giant anteaters, toucans, monkeys and jaguars are among the inhabitants of tropical Amazonia. A seasonal butterfly house features more than 15 species. Visitors can feed lorikeets at Lory Landing and giraffes at the Savanna. Other highlights include Kronkosky's Tiny Tot Nature Spot, an interactive children's zoo for ages 5 and under. A miniature train offers daily trips through Brackenridge Park.