The Holiday Lights Spectacular at the Turtle Back Zoo is back again this year (and no, none of the animals are rumored to have escaped this holiday season —.


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Turtle Back Zoo features 20 acres of family fun, and more than 150 species from around the world are featured in naturalistic habitats.

Animals Exhibits; Alligator : American Alligator: Alpaca: Essex Farm: Amur Leopard Amazing Asia: Bald Eagle: Wild America: Bear: Black Bear Exhibit: Bison: Great Plains: Bontebok: African Adventure: Chickens: Essex Farm: Clouded Leopard: Amazing Asia: Clown Fish: Touch Tank: Condor: Condor: Cougar: Big Cat Country: Dwarf Crocodile: Reptile. . .

The zoo’s miniature train ride takes visitors through the beautiful South Mountain Reservation. . . “Animals from Turtle Back Zoo (West Orange 07052) are fleeing the zoo premises,” claims the text message. .


While the giraffes and sea lions get plenty of attention, Turtle Back Zoo also celebrates animal species native to North America. Last edited: 20 May 2022.

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County has lost a beloved member of its animal family: Zeus the sea lion.

Located at the highest point of the zoo, up a slight hill, is Essex Farm, which is home to.


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A recent social media post from the zoo stirred up some interest in its Behind the Scenes animal encounters, which give guests a.