Zoo Miami, rated one of the top ten zoos in the U.S. by Tripadvisor.com in 2008, houses more than 2,000 animals in natural habitats and 1,200 trees and plants visible from the walkways provide visitors the feel of a safari. Large open air exhibits, a children’s zoo, tram rides, family cycles, a monorail and interactive exhibits make Zoo Miami, also named one of America’s Best Zoos and the number one Zoo for Pachyderms in 2008 by The Intrepid Traveler, a unique experience for visitors of all ages. Zoo Miami is located at 12400 SW 152 Street; Miami, FL 33177. General zoo admission is: $15.95 per adult and $11.95 per child (3 -12), plus tax. Hours are 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; ticket booths close at 4 p.m. For more information, please visit www.zoomiami.org or call (305) 251-0400.