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Killman Zoo, Caledonia

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Killman Zoo is located approximately 4km north of Caledonia in Haldimand County, Ontario, Canada. It was opened on April 1, 1988, as a natural progression of the Killman's Wildlife Sanctuary.SummaryThis rural zoo is located 2km east of Highway 6 at 237 Unity Road East. It is a privately owned and operated zoo using 9acre of trails on a property spanning 33acre. There are gift shops and picnic facilities; which allow guests to eat pre-packaged food at the zoo. Tamer animals like dwarf goats and deer can be petted by people of all ages at the special petting zoo portion of the attraction. People with wheelchairs are able to access the sights with wheelchair-accessible trails.The Killman family that operates the zoo are descended from the Seneca, Onandaga and Mohawk Tribes of the Canadian First Nations. An adult ticket costs $18.50 while a child's ticket costs $10.50. The zoo is an ongoing project and expansion is commonly taking place.There are a wide range of animals including lemurs, porcupines, coyotes, wolves, birds of prey, bear and approximately 30 exotic cats. The cats make up a large portion of the zoo including lions, tigers, jaguars, lynx, bobcats and cougars. You can get as close to 5 feet to these animals.
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  • This was the most disturbing experience I've ever had. I took my kids and they were visibly uncomfortable as well. The animals are in unbelievably small areas and I didn't feel safe from the cats in a...  more »
  • I have been going to killman zoo since I can remember. The best up close zoo. I love watching the cats swim in the pond as well  more »
  • Very easy for children to walk. Mostly shaded. Very up close and personal with the animals!! Many different species of animals. Doesn't take too long to see everything.  more »

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