8 Wild Encounters in the Urban Jungle, New York City
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When you come to New York City there are many great dining and shopping destinations to enjoy, but there are also a couple of fun zoos and museums that celebrate the natural world. For those looking to spend an afternoon exploring new areas check out a zoo, aquarium, or museum that call this urban jungle home.
1. Feisty Sea Lions
@ Bronx Zoo, this feisty little guy won't be pushed around.
2. Half Zebra Half Giraffe
@ Bronx Zoo, the rare and shy Okapi makes for an unusual siting.
3. Hanging In A Pack
@ Bronx Zoo, African Wild Dogs
4. Lunch Time
@ Bronx Zoo
5. Meet New Friends
@ Central Park Zoo, not all Sea Lions are fiesty, this little one was looking for a snack.
6. Swim With The Fishes
@ New York Aquarium, Coney Island. Cooling off from the summer heat.
7. Back In Time
@ Museum of Natural History, Wooly Mammoth.
@ Museum of Natural History, Tyrannosaurus Rex
9. Bonus: Hangin' At The Beach
From Sandy Hook National Park you can see the skyline in the distance and in addition to the plethora of Seagulls you may also see a Dolphin swimming off shore.
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