Explore your wild side at the Peoria Zoo! The Zoo is home to more than 100 species of animals from around the world, including several which are endangered. Including an AFRICA! exhibit, an interpretation of the Zambezi River offering an invisible barrier view of 6 different species in their authentic habitat and a Australia exhibit where you can getup close and personal with the Wallabies and Emu's. Education programming and opportunities, family recreational resources and conservation based programs. Don't forget the Zambezi River Lodge for your next birthday party or special occasion for up to 200 guests! Open year round.