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Catocin Wildlife Preserve
Location Thurmont, Maryland, United States
Land area 100 acres (40 ha)
Coordinates 39°35′26″N 77°25′51″W / 39.590642°N 77.430739°W / 39.590642; -77.430739
No. of animals 450+

The Catoctin Wildlife Preserve is a 100-acre (40 ha) zoo and wildlife preserve (25 acres (10 ha) are accessible to the public) located on Maryland Route 806 in Thurmont, Maryland, United States.

The preserve features safari truck rides that let visitors touch and feed large herbivores in a wooded setting.

Safari ride

Africa area

Eurasia area

Australia area

Latin America area

Madagascar area

North America area

Islands area


Free-roaming animals

Education program animals

* temporarily off exhibit
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