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PalmBeach Zoo

In the 1950's, Paul Dreher, the city's first parks director, created Bacon Park. On 76 acres of Florida swampland, he started a barnyard zoo collection consisting of two ducks, two chickens, one goose, and a goat. The zoo grew, and in 1989 it received accreditation by the American Zoo and Aquarium Association (AZA).

A small (23 acres) and rather unusual zoo, it's more like a neighborhood park filled with animals. Roosters, storks, egrets, peacocks, monkeys and most of the other wildlife are "up close and personal" in cage-free habitats.  

Pink flamingo
Pink flamingo
Preening
Preening
Turtle family
Turtle family
Sunbathing
Sunbathing
Raccoon
Raccoon
Ibis
Ibis
Pelican
Pelican
Peacock
Peacock
Who are you?
Who are you?
Proud
Proud
White PeaHen
White PeaHen
Goat
Goat
Donkey
Donkey
Prairie Dogs
Prairie Dogs
Nap Time
Nap Time
Wallaby
Wallaby
Bengal Tiger
Bengal Tiger
Resting
Resting
Cooling off
Cooling off
Llama snack time
Llama snack time
Enjoying his meal
Enjoying his meal
Another variety of Llama
Another variety of Llama
Delicious bark?
Delicious bark?
Emus
Emus
Another emu
Another emu
Kookaburra
Kookaburra
Black-crowned Night Heron
Black-crowned Night Heron
Watching birds below at feeding time
Watching birds below at feeding time
So Patient
So Patient
He finally came down for his share
He finally came down for his share
Another Night Heron mingling with the storks
Another Night Heron mingling with the storks
Goose
Goose
Green Iguana
Green Iguana
He was huge
He was huge
And was most friendly
And was most friendly
Eating leaves
Eating leaves
And posing for the camera
And posing for the camera
Alligator
Alligator