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Aquarium of Niagara

Discover sea life at sea level! The Aquarium of Niagara houses an array of aquatic life. Come and learn about the many creatures that inhabit the waters of the world. 701 Whirlpool St., Niagara Falls, New York 14301. Tel: 800-500-4609 ext. 209. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Adirondack Animal Land

At this family-owned zoo in the rustic foothills of the Adirondacks, groups can discover over 500 interesting animals, including spider monkeys, spur-thigh tortoises, and wooly baby llamas. 3554 State Hwy. 30, Gloversville, NY 12078. Tel: 518-883-5748. Cost: Fee.

Armstrong's Elk Farm

936 Hervey Sunside Road, Cornwallville, NY 12418. 518-622-8452. Educational look into elk farming with Rocky Mountain elk in their natural environment. Free.

Beaver Island Nature Center

2136 West Oakfield Rd., Grand Island, NY 14072. 716-282-5154. Interactive natural history exhibits, butterfly gardens, nature walk and displays describing the local wildflowers, trees and mammals. Fee.

Buffalo Zoological Gardens

300 Parkside, Buffalo, NY 14214. 716-837-3900. Our 23.5 acre urban zoo has the distinguished honor of being the third oldest zoo in the United States. We house a wide variety of animals representing all corners of the earth and have even been known to occasionally invite a traveling koala or white alligator. Fee.

Joseph L. Popp Jr. Butterfly Conservatory

Explore among tropical free-flying butterflies and birds from all around the world. 5802 State Highway 7, Oneonta, NY 13820. Tel: 607-435-1147. Cost: Fee.

Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory

2405 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY L2E6T2. 905-371-0254. The world's largest glass enclosed butterfly conservatory with over 2,000 free flying tropical butterflies in a rain forest setting. Fee.

Rainbow’s End Butterfly Farm

The farm hand raises butterflies and explores the relationship between butterflies and plants, and includes a flight house that displays eco-friendly environments. 13 Rainbow’s End, Pawling, NY 12564. Tel: 845-832-6749. Cost: Fee.

Round Top Raptor

Watch birds of prey up close. The 4-acre facility features a weathering area and flying field, and is home to approximately ten different species of hawks and falcons. 733 Bald Hill Road North, Round Top, NY 12743. Tel: 518-622-0118. Cost: Fee.

Trevor Zoo

Home to 80 different species of exotic animals, seven of which are endangered. 131 Millbrook School Rd., Millbrook, NY 12545. Tel: 845-677-3704. Cost: Fee.