The onset of the coronavirus pandemic turned our world upside down last year at this time. The virus was responsible for closing down so many places we enjoyed going to including restaurants, gyms, movie theaters, casinos, beaches, and the award-winning Cape May Zoo.

It will be a much different story in the spring of 2021 as the Cape May Zoo gets ready for safe in-person experiences according to 6 ABC. The zoo is home to 500 animals and over 200 species.

Safety protocols remain firmly in place at the zoo including face coverings, and social distance protocols.

You can support the zoo this spring and summer by adopting an animal from the Cape May County Zoo. Your adoption package includes a photo and fact sheet of your animal, an official adoption certificate, and a plush animal if you choose the deluxe adoption package.

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Here are all of the awesome animals you can adopt and know you're supporting their quality care at the Cape May County Zoo.

  • Bataar the Snow Leopard
  • Beau the Giraffe
  • Bennie the Cheetah
  • Felina the Ring Tail Lemur
  • Gracie The Zebra
  • Lex the Lion
  • Luna the Red Panda
  • Mork the Otter

The Cape May Zoo also welcomed the newest resident. Get ready to say hello to "Lydia" a one and a half-year-old female Grant's Zebra who comes from the Como Park Zoo in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Lydia will join the zebra herd for matting purposes with Ziggy, the lone stallion at the zoo, according to the press release. Grant Zebra's can live around 40 years and up to 20 years in the wild.

The Cape May County Zoo is open daily from 10 AM to 3:30 PM during the winter months and the Park is open daily from 7 AM until dusk.


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