SNAPS: Tulsa Zoo

The Tulsa Zoo, located on 6421 E 36th St N, Tulsa, Okla., was opened to the public in 1927. The City of Tulsa owns Tulsa Zoo, and it is operated by Tulsa Zoo Management. The Tulsa Zoo holds roughly 293 various animals, ranging from birds, fish, reptiles, insects, amphibians, and mammals. On website, there are career opportunities and scheduled events. To learn more about the animals, visit

White Rhinoceros, a species originated from the lower continent of Africa, are shown in their quarters at the Zoo. They are endangered from poachers for their rhino horn, which is used for medical remedies. White Rhinoceros are herbivores, and they are the second-largest land mammal. Photo by Anna Fuhrmeister.
Roaming through Africa, Reticulated Giraffes are the tallest animal in the world with the height between 14 feet to 19 feet. The giraffes are herbivores, and their life span is around 26 years. Photo by Anna Fuhrmeister.
African Lions are one of Africa’s most precious jewels. Their life span ranges from eight years to 15 years. African Lions travel in packs and their roar is heard over five miles. Photo by Anna Fuhrmeister.
African Penguin resides below the equator in Africa. They are flightless (which means they cannot fly) and their life span is around 20 years. An African Penguin hunts for small fish and eats about one pound of fish per day. Photo by Anna Fuhrmeister.
Diana Monkeys, originating from West Africa, spend most of their time up in the trees. They are omnivorous and live up to 20 years in their lifetime. Photo by Anna Fuhrmeister.

To learn more about the Zoo and how it serves as home to individual animals from around the world, visit

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