While you are in New York don't forget to take your kids to the zoo. The city has one spectacular place for animals and animal lovers, the Bronx Zoo. This zoo stretches on 265 lush acres and it represents the largest urban wildlife park in the United States. The place has recreated authentic habitats for over 5000 animals, whom now call it their home. Bronx Zoo has over 600 species and since the environment is pleasant they also have zooborns that are worth your attention and affection.
You can go on a safari in the 6,5 acre Congo Gorilla Forest or watch giraffes, lions or zebras roam the African plains. You can check out the baboons play in the Ethiopian highlands or even bring your kids to meet the lemurs in the permanent Madagascar exhibition. There are many fun and engaging activities such as penguin and sea lions feeding that brings quite a spectacle or you can take the kids to the Bug Carousel. At the 4-D Theater you can watch animal-related movies, or take your kids to the children's zoo afterwards.