Fresno Chaffee Zoo Photo Gallery Slide Show

Fresno Chaffee Zoo Photos

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Birds Birds Mother and Child Goat Steve Sam Steven Allegator McCaws Turtles McCaw Duck Duck Duck Ardvark McCaw Manta Ray Lizard McCaw Pig Kangaroo Ostrich Kangaroo Zebra Zebra Ostrich Turtle Turtles Animal Turtle Turkey Volcher Goat Flamingos Flamingos Sea Lion Giraffe Giraffe Giraffe Steven and Friend Elephant Elephant Elephant Elephant Elephant Elephant Camel Camel Animal Animal Monkey Monkey Animal Ardvark Bear Bear Bear Bear Bear Bear Monkee Squirel Animal Animal Camel Turtle Wolf Wolf Wolf Snake Lizard Toad Lizard

The first history of the Zoo is short and somewhat vague. During the time period between 1907 and 1947 no official records were kept, there were professional personnel, and a had a history of haphazard growth.

The first animals were unwanted pets, which were donated and kept in make shift cages. During the 1920s an Amphitheater was added which brought a great number people to the zoo and. Bears, local cats, split hoof stock, and birds were an addition to the Zoo and kept in log cabin style exhibits. The American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (AAZPA now renamed AZA) officially recognizes that the Roeding Park Zoo opened during 1929