Headquarters for the Wildlife Conservation Society, this is the largest urban zoo in the United States. Its woods, streams and parklands cover 265 acres and house more than 4,000 animals. Dramatic settings include the Congo Gorilla Forest and two miles of the open-air Wild Asia exhibit, served by monorail.
A menagerie of resident animals and a permanent collection of more than 20,000 natural science objects and cultural artifacts enliven exhibits and presentations at the Brooklyn Children's Museum.
Since 1864, animals have lived at Fifth Avenue and East 64th Street in Central Park. Today's zoo features gentle creatures in the Tisch Children's Zoo, plus polar bears and penguins as witty as anyone in town.
The New York Aquarium, part of the Wildlife Conservation Society, spans 14 beachfront acres in Coney Island. It houses more than 8,000 creatures including freshwater and marine fishes, marine invertebrates, seals, sea otters, walruses, sea lions, sharks and penguins.
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This 12-acre zoo houses nearly 100 species and has many interactive exhibits and three major areas that provide close-up views of animals, from sheep to weaver finches to gar fish to the ever-popular baboons.
This 11-acre zoo in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park is home to some 300 animals of 45 different species. Devoted primarily to North American animals and designed to feel like a national park, the circular grounds are divided into wild and domestic areas.
This small urban zoo and aquarium on eight manicured acres features animals, birds, reptiles and amphibians from the world over. Its Rattlesnake Collection is one of the largest in the country.
The Greenpoint Gallery is a non-profit gallery that exists to facilitate creativity in all disciplines by providing the perfect solution for New York City artists seeking an affordable and flexible performance, exhibition, and music rehearsal space in which to fulfill their visions. Along with two floors of spacious galleries and rehearsal space, several studios spaces are available for rotating artists in residence.