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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

*American bison

Africa area

*Nigerian Dwarf goat

Eurasia area

*Snow leopard

Australia area

Latin America area


Madagascar area

*Madagascar tree boa

North America area

Islands area

*Tonkean macaque


*European orfe

Free-roaming animals

Education program animals

*African hedgehog
* temporarily off exhibit
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