Promised Land Zoo in Branson offers a wholesome fun with a high level of adventure for the entire family. Established in 1999, this family owned and operated zoo began with just a few animals and has grown to over 500 animals in 120 acres of space. Visitors coming to the zoo can always have the chance to bottle feed the animals. Animals inside the zoo come from all over the world that represent 50 species that include kangaroos, antelope, lemurs, deer, tropical birds, large reptiles and many more.
The zoo is a huge facility that can accommodate school buses and charter buses. Promised Land Zoo offers personal tour where you can have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the animals. With the personal tour guide on your side, you can bottle feed a camel, a monkey, or hear stories about the zoo. Around the zoo, you can toss food at some animals in large pens. You can find many amusing creatures including a few parrots that you will surely be dumbfounded with their impressive language.
The zoo features a petting area that you can get up close and feed horses, porcupine, goats, tortoise, hogs and much more. When you drive inside the facility, you will be greeted by deer, emus, buffalo that are mostly looking for some food. Before you drive, it is best to buy some food at the shop. As you drive along, it will be exciting to stop for awhile and feed the animals every time they come close. These animals aren’t shy and will really come close to your window and grab the food out from your hands. If you have ample time, it’s great to drive for an hour and enjoy looking at the animals.
The Promised Land Zoo is such a bizarre place that is full of surprises. Driving in just a few seconds inside the facility, you’ll find yourself in the middle of the wooded hills of the Ozarks seeing herd of zebras while buffalo eyeing you and ostriches chasing your car. On your journey inside the facility, it’s not unusual to see big cats, monkeys, and all other kinds of animals. Get ready with your camera as you may love to take a picture of Forrest Hump (a baby camel) and the squirrel monkeys. You can also find popular baby animal in the zoo such as Olive Baboon named Calamity Jane that animal show performer Jungle Josh raised and fed by himself.
The zoo features Parakeet Paradise, a screened house where you can see many kinds of exotic birds. You can also get the chance to see a show of live animals that are shown daily where Jungle Josh and his helpers bring all kinds of fascinating animals for visitors to feed while Jungle Josh teaches you about each unique animal.
So, if you want to experience a unique zoo adventure that offers something exotic and bizarre on the wild side, come to the Promised Land Zoo in Branson.
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