Four decades after its opening in 1967, Decatur’s Scovill Zoo continues to expand and improve, with new exhibits and exciting attractions. Visitors of all ages can circle the globe on the Endangered Species Carousel, climb aboard the Z.O. & O. Express Train, and visit over 650 different species of animals spanning six continents. Scovill Zoo prides itself on its clean, family-friendly facilities, dedication to conservation, and superior animal care. Zoo staff is also committed to education and offers fun, hands-on classes for animal lovers of all ages. So whether you have just an afternoon to enjoy the sights or a week or more to dedicate to a special camp or class, make your summer special at Decatur’s Scovill Zoo!