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Trevor Zoo, Millbrook

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Did you know that the Trevor Zoo is one-of-a-kind? It is, in fact, the only zoo in this country that is located at a high school. The zoo was established in 1936 at Millbrook School, a coeducational independent high school in Millbrook, New York. Its founder, Frank Trevor, was Millbrook School’s first biology teacher, a man with a passion for sharing his love of wildlife with all people, especially children.

And there are plenty of other interesting facts about the Trevor Zoo:

It houses more than 180 exotic and indigenous animals

80 different species are represented

It is home to 7 endangered species

Its facilities extended over 6 acres

It operates a veterinary clinic

It is one of 216 zoos in the U.S. accredited by the AZA (Associations of Zoos and Aquariums)
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  • This zoo is really rather good! It is really quite extensive and the staff are really helpful. I understand that this zoo has been voted number one teaching zoo in USA. My friend and I had a very plea...  more »
  • A pleasant surprise awaits you at the Trevor Zoo. Nice diversity of animals. Very professional and very informative labeling. Helpful staff.  more »
  • Not everyone has a zoo twenty minutes away and we are so lucky here. Educational, diverse, and a great way to spend an hour or so. Also, they are open every day, so a real staple with small kids or fr...  more »
  • The Trevor Zoo is an awesome local Zoo!! Perfect for people that don't want to Travel too far for Awesome Family Fun!! Only 6 Miles From Millbrook and Four and a half miles from Amenia, the zoo is close by to shops and Restaurants! The Zoo is 10 Minutes from The Taconic State Parkway.
  • Nice small zoo. Many Animals are in natural habitats. Well maintained and fun
  • I love the trevor Zoo!!! I come to the zoo once in a while and its awesome!👍👍 Definitely going back!👍
  • So cool that this nice little zoo is in our backyard! My kids love it.
  • Beautifully maintained zoo. Love the Red Panda's. So cute!

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