Prospect Park Zoo

450 Flatbush Avenue
This living classroom for young naturalists and school groups features three major exhibit areas, and nearly 400 animals of more than 80 species.

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450 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
(718) 399-7339

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Admission And Tickets

$8 - Adults
$5 - Children (3-12)
$6 - Seniors (65 +)
Infants (under 3): Free

This Week's Hours

April 2-November 6
Mon-Fri: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sat-Sun: 10:00am-5:30pm

November 7-April 1
Daily: 10:00am-4:30pm

Open 365 days a year!

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In 1825, zoologist Frédéric Cuvier said the western red panda was the most beautiful animal he had ever seen.The Styan’s red panda, the species you will find at Prospect Park Zoo, is slightly bigger and more brightly colored than the western red panda, and equally beautiful. Yesterday at 5:03 PM

Baboon tails are not prehensile, meaning they can’t be used to grasp or grip objects. They do, however, come in handy for other purposes. Bandari’s mom seems to have discovered a new one! 😉 (Photo bombing courtesy of Mousa.) 📸mgonyea Tue at 4:48 PM

Take it from our sea lions Libby and Beebe, today is the perfect day to just hang out. 📸mgonyea Fri at 10:29 PM

Take a moment to enjoy the golden lion tamarins and Geoffroy’s marmosets. Both of these small, monkey species are native to Brazil. Come and learn more about their lives and behaviors in our Animal Lifestyles Building. March 16

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