The Peoria Zoo is a year-round zoo located in Peoria, Illinois, owned and operated by the Peoria Park District. It is home to over 100 species of animals from around the world, including several that are endangered. The zoo features exhibits such as AFRICA!, an interpretation of the Zambezi River, and an Australia exhibit where visitors can get up close and personal with wallabies and emus. The zoo is open to the public 360 days a year and is a great destination for families looking for a fun day trip.