Elmvale Jungle Zoo facts for kids
|Location||Springwater, Ontario, Canada|
|Land area||0.101 km2 (0.039 sq mi)|
|No. of animals||300|
It is run by Sam Persi, whose family purchased the zoo in 1972. When established the zoo was only 2 acres large, and exhibited mainly reptiles and birds. It has grown to include over 300 animals from countries around the world such as South America, Australia, Africa, and Asia.
The zoo is located 20 minutes north of Barrie, near Elmvale, and covers 25 acres. It is a popular destination for school field trips, with the zoo seeing 150 trips during June alone.
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