San Antonio Zoo is at 3903 N. St. Mary's St. in Brackenridge Park. Quarried limestone cliffs provide natural habitats for 750 animal species. The 56-acre zoo is noteworthy for its endangered animals, including tigers, rhinos and Komodo dragons.
Asian elephants, hippopotamuses and hyenas inhabit African Plains, where a water hole attracts zebras. Lions are the big draw for Big Cat Alley, and marmosets, giant anteaters, 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.