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Tanganyika Wildlife Park, Goddard

#4 of 14 in Zoos & Aquariums in Kansas
Must see · Zoo · Zoo / Aquarium
Tanganyika Wildlife Park is located in Goddard, KS, and accredited by the Zoological Association of America and received Humane Certified certification from American Humane. They are the most interactive zoo in Kansas and possibly the region with 6 feedings stations, 2 animal rides, and 1 other walk-through exhibit. They feature the only interactive Lemur Island in the United States. In addition, Tanganyika is home to one of the largest collections of clouded leopards in the world and the largest collection of snow leopards in the United States. You could go to any zoo and see animals, or come to Tanganyika for A Wildly Different Experience!
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  • This place is amazing! We found it by accident and are so happy that we did. If you love animals you won’t be disappointed. My daughter swam with the penguins and it was so cool!  more »
  • This was so neat for small kiddos. This let's you feed animals and interact with them. My kids especially enjoyed the lemurs and the hippo feeding. If you get a chance this is a very neat place to...  more »
  • Great experience! Especially for the kids! Love how interactive it is. The kids had a blast feeding animals, touching and petting animals and riding camels. We were able to get ice cream novelties for everyone in our party at the concessions right by the playground area, and take a break during our visit which was much needed. If you're going during the hot months-plan on wearing hats, dressing cool, wearing comfortable shoes and bring plenty of bottled water. The park allows you to bring in your own snacks and drinks. We always do this wherever we go as we travel in a party of 6 and it gets quite expensive for snacks and treats. And the experience is always better than food. The park is smaller than what I envisioned or expected and compared to other zoo's and parks, but honestly it doesn't fall short in any area-there is a ton to do and see packed in ever area of the park. We enjoyed our time here and honestly felt that the animals were the best looking we've seen. They seemed happy and taken care of. Will definitely go again.
  • Its not a zoo, it is indeed more of a park where you get a chance to feed and pet animals like Rabbit, Tortoise, Giraffe, goat, lemur, llama, rhino and many more. Camel ride is another highlight. Kids are definitely gonna love this place. Staffs are very nice and caring. Our kids had a wonderful time. You can bring your food and have it there. Food and snacks are available to buy as well.

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