Rizzo's Wildlife World

Come visit our indoor zoo located in Roxbury Twp., NJ. We are open 6 days a week, rain or shine! Our wildlife center offers guided tours led by our expert wildlife educators, where you will have up-close encounters with a variety of wildlife. Unlike any other zoo, here at Rizzo's Wildlife World you can feed, touch, and even hold select animals. We also provide wildlife shows open to the public; check our website or Facebook page for dates & times!
Contact Info
Address: 1 Gold Mine Road, Flanders (Roxbury), NJ 07836. Morris County.  
Tel: 973-586-0444.  
Fax: 800-889-9898.
Hrs: Vary. 
It is Rizzo’s Wildlife World’s goal to bring you more multi-sensory, hands on, and interactive experiences with wildlife than you have ever encountered in any other zoo. We hope to dispel myths and fears surrounding our rescued and captive-born animals with unique and informative demonstrations.  Whether you visit our wildlife center or we bring our animals to you, we guarantee to leave you with fascinating knowledge about a variety of animals from around the world, a smile on your face and a new passion in your heart.
The staff at Rizzo's Wildlife World is expertly trained to educate using age-appropriate techniques and differentiated instruction to reach all types and levels of learners.
Custom programs can be created to target specific goals aligned with NJCCCS.
Our spacious wildlife center is equipped to accommodate groups of 100+. Bring your school to our wildlife center, or allow us to bring our wildlife to your school!
We offer a variety of unique programs fit to tailor your needs. Some of our most popular programs include:
The Wildlife Program
The possibilities for our wildlife program are endless! This program includes various combinations of invertebrates, reptiles, mammals and amphibians.
The Recycling Program
Learn all about how you can do your part to conserve our planet and help protect the extraordinary creatures that inhabit it.
The Rainforest Program
This special program brings you up close and personal with some of the world's most unique rainforest creatures.
The Mammal Program
Our adorable mammal program will satisfy even the most demanding "cute and fuzzy" fans. During our mammal program, you will have the chance to touch the softest animal in the world. 
Contact Info
Contact: Dominic Rizzo, rizzo@rizzosreptiles.com
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: 25 minimum.
Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 30 minutes-2 hours. 
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
Registration: Phone, email.
Food Options: N/A. 
Cost: Fee. Inquire about special group rates. 
Title I or Financial Support: No.
Accessible To: Learning Challenged, Physically Challenged.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Science, Environmental Studies.
Topics Covered: Science, environmental studies, wildlife, habitats, conservation, nature.
Since 2003, Rizzo’s Reptiles has been welcomed into homes, schools, and workplaces with our unique wildlife presentations. With our new title and home at Rizzo’s Wildlife World, we are excited to continue providing our travel-out services throughout New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. Prices vary based on location. Programs available to school groups on-site can be brought to your location.
Contact Info
Contact: Dominic Rizzo, rizzo@rizzosreptiles.com.
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades.
Group Size: Varies.
Activity Type: Performances. 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies.
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: Varies.
Registration: Phone, email.
Cost: Fee. 
Title I or Financial Support: No.
Accessible To: Individuals with mental and physical disabilities.
Topics Covered: Science, environmental studies, wildlife, conservation, nature.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

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