Can you tell I am ga for the giraffes? You have got to see the children’s faces when they extend their piece of lettuce to one of the longest tongues in the world. Want to hear the big cats roar? Come as early as possible for by noon they are may be fast asleep. Not the monkeys, though. So popular that you want to time your boat ride to the monkey islands lest you get stuck waiting for the next boat. Alligators? No shortage there.
In 2004, a referendum was put on Neapolitan’s ballot: raze the zoo or save the zoo? A resounding 73% of the residents chose to save it. Go see why.