Text, videos, photos, and source code © Merry L. Morris

(2016 edition)

McNeil Avian Center

Small Mammal House

Reptile and Amphibian House

Primate Reserve

Gertie, the curassow
Rare Animal Conservation Center

Big Cat Falls

Carnivore Kingdom

Philadelphia Zoo Sights - Gertie the curassow ... (sadly, Gertie was sent to another zoo in late fall, 2016)

In 1999, I bought a digital camera and discovered that, to spread the word about my favorite zoo, a picture was indeed worth a thousand words. So I created this website, and added new editions to it each year (for ten years!).

In August, 2008, I also began videorecording some of the fascinating, educational, thought-provoking, inspirational, and funny happenings at the Zoo and discovered that a video is worth an infinite number of words.

So starting in 2011, I focused mostly on My YouTube "I love the Philadelphia Zoo" channel ZooVisitorMM, which now has more than 2500 videos recorded in the Philadelphia Zoo.

I also feature videos, photos, and commentary about zoos on my Facebook "I love zoos! personal page, which can be viewed by anyone who has a Facebook account.

The Philadelphia Zoo has changed a lot during the past five years. You can see many of the changes by watching my videos and you can see what I think of those changes by looking at my Facebook page posts.

But you can also see the changes yourself by visiting the Zoo - And I hope you will, soon and often!


Previous editions of this website: 2011 - 2007/2008 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003

Earliest editions of this website: 1999-2001 - 2002   (Sorry, these are not banner-free webpages)

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