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TITLE: Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, Omaha, Nebraska
  Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, in Nebraska, is a fun family destination. The zoo will please lovers of plants, mammals, birds,, fish, reptiles and amphibians. The Lied Jungle is America's largest indoor rain-forest. Desert Dome is a large indoor desert.

In southeast Omaha, the zoo is located just south of Nebraska Interstate 80 and exit 454 (13th Street south exit).

For detailed information, including zoo hours and schedule for when the zoo is open, visit Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo web site.

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  Animals from around the world live in habitats built throughout the zoo. Rainforest, desert, ocean, African veldt, lagoon, aviary, woods, waterfall, cat complex, and gardens stretch across acres of zoo land. A tram and a train port visitors throughout the zoo.

Lozier Imax® Theater is located at the zoo site, but requires separate admission. Programming changes seasonally.

The zoo's Kingdom of the Night, the world's largest nocturnal exhibit.

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  A favorite attraction is the Scott Aquarium, where visitors walk among the sealife observing underwater behavior. Fish swim at the sides and above visitors. Penguins,shellfish, tropical fish, sea anemone, stingrays, sharks, exotic shrimp, and sea dragons share this habitat. Moonjelly fish are magical!
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Max Yoho enjoys cacti sunrise over Omaha, October 2003


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