Plan your trip to Space Farms Zoo to learn more about the most popular zoo animals and their natural habitats. Find your favorite zoo animals at home at Space Farms Zoo!
Space Farms Zoo in Sussex, NJ is home to over 500 live wild animals. Explore the most popular zoo animals. Space Farms Zoo is home to many big cats: African lions, black leopards, South American jaguar, cougars, lynx, bobcats, and Bengal tigers. Our Tiger Lily loves to interact with the visiting public. Grizzly bears, Hokkaido bears, Kodiak bears, and black bears love to watch the parade of visitors. The ring-tailed lemurs scamper through their enclosure, while the New Guinea baboons climb logs and chatter. The Rhesus monkeys constantly preen each other, wanting to look their best for the visitors. Fallow deer, Japanese Sitka deer, and native white-tailed deer traverse through their spacious paddocks.
Space Farms Zoo is also home to a pair of spotted hyena that will laugh with you! Our white elk herd is treasured by Native Americans. Kids love to watch the kangaroo hop, and look closely—is that a baby joey in the pouch? And true to the Space Farms Zoo name, we also have farm animals! Litters of piglets squeal, roosters crow, calves frolic, lambs baaa and donkeys brae.
Pop Pop's Barnyard Nursery is a favorite of zoo visitors. We have raised lions, tigers, otters, foxes, llamas, and many other youngsters in the Nursery. Come see what needs YOUR special attention this year! And there are always many types of chickens and ducks in Pop Pop's Barnyard to feed. Often young zoo visitors are asked to lend a hand and hold a bottle for the lambs and kids in the nursery or the white-tail fawns.
Space Farms Zoo started out as a Native American animal park in 1927 and has expanded from ten original local species to over one hundred native and exotic species. New zoo animals arrive all the time here at Space Farms Zoo. Come see what is new this year as we constantly grow our animal family!