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the tropics

Following in the footsteps of Spanish explorers, visitors enter the Americas through the southeastern United States where American alligators roam.


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Following in the footsteps of Spanish explorers, visitors enter the Americas through the southeastern United States where American alligators roam.

Follow the path into The Tropics treehouse to see tiny pygmy marmosets, golden lion and cotton-top tamarins climbing through the branches.

​​​Public encounters

​Alligator

Mon​day - 2.30pm
Wednesday - 2.30pm
Friday - 2.30pm

Cotton-top tamarin

Saturday - 11.30am

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