Go wild on a trip to Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Nationally known for its efforts in animal conservation and research, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo boasts several world-renowned exhibits, including the largest cat complex in North America, the world's largest nocturnal animal space and the world's largest indoor desert.
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo exhibits include:
- Cat Complex: Capable of comfortably holding 100 large cats, this impressive habitat houses a number of tiger and lion species, along with pumas, snow leopards and clouded leopards. The 37,000-foot facility is designed for animal protection and breeding, and visitors can view the predators from 11 different areas.
- Kingdoms of the Night: This multimillion dollar facility features a nocturnal animal habitat that offers visitors an extraordinary look at bats, cave fish, mole rats, fishing cats, wallabies and crocodiles. The exhibit also includes the world's largest indoor swamp where guests can brave the floating boardwalk suspended over more than 160,000 gallons of goop.
- Desert Dome: Housed under a gigantic geodesic dome, the Omaha Zoo's desert environment is a marvel of nature. The exhibit features plants and animals from three of the world's desert regions, and comprises two levels covering 84,000 square feet. This Nebraska dome is home to bobcats, lizards, roadrunners, prairie dogs and coatimundis, along with dozens of other species.
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