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Go WILD! Visit the Salisbury Zoo by Taylor Whitehair

As summer approaches, many are thinking of traveling down the Shore to Ocean City ~ but the Lower Shore has many more attractions to offer than just the beach. Among them is the Salisbury Zoological Park. Nestled on thirteen acres in the City Park, not far from downtown Salisbury, the Zoo is perfectly situated for a day trip. T he S a l i sbu r y Z o o pr e s e nt s animals from three continents: North America, South America and Australia. When entering the Zoo from the main entrance, you will be greeted with chirps from the bright

Sun Conures. Along the shaded Zoo trails, amazing animal attractions wait around every turn. Included in the exhibits are Andean bears, jaguars, spider monkeys, prairie dogs, bison, river otters, alligators, and much more. A walk down the Richard and Patricia Hazel Delmarva Trail helps visitors learn more about animals that are native to the Peninsula, such as white-tailed deer, turkeys, and red wolves, which are now extinct in the wild. For a small regional zoo, Salisbury

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