I love the Austin Zoo for many reasons, but most of all because it's home to rescued animals. It's not your average zoo where the animals are brought in for display and variety reasons. This is one of the reasons they emphasize the name Sanctuary. Funded through donations, this zoo houses many different animals who came here for numerous reasons, but seem to be taken care of well. You can purchase a bag of food to feed to the goats in the enclosed area and there is also a train that departs every hour and circles the outside perimeter of the zoo. Picnic tables are available as well as a airstream trailer with refreshments in the main courtyard.
Again, this is not a big city type zoo with countless different species of animals, but rather a small farm type animal Sanctuary.
My family loves this zoo and my children have grown up going there many times a year.
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