What to know
The Little Rock Zoo features the restored historic Spillman Engineering Over the Jumps Carousel, gift shop, Cheetah Outpost, Lorikeet Landing interactive exhibit where guests can feed the birds a cup of nectar, Penguin Pointe exhibit, Wild Wonders Animal Show. The historic Works Projects Administration “big cat” house has been converted to Café Africa, a full-service restaurant. Over 750 mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians call this nationally accredited facility home. Other attractions include special programs, a petting zoo and miniature train rides. Practices green initiatives with recycling and Green Team program.