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Come visit our family and make some new friends!

Tanganyika’s secret recipe is simple: interactive animal stations and amazing keepers who care.  Tanganyika is the only park in the USA with 10 interactive encounters where you can touch, feed, and even ride unique species. Every day your wildlife encounter is carefully designed to be fun, spontaneous and unforgettable.

Lemurs – Lorikeets – Giraffes – Pygmy Hippos – Rhinos – and MORE!

In-Depth Animal Experiences

Make a deeper connection with an up-close and unforgettable wildlife experience!

Tanganyika Wildlife Park was named the most interactive wildlife park in the Midwest for a reason. Choose from over 15 experiences hand-crafted by Tanganyika keepers that deepen your connection to our rare and endangered species. Experience exotic animals like no one else in a boutique setting!

Meet the Sloths – Penguin Swim – Otters – Small Cats – and MORE!

We bet you have a few questions

That’s why we put together all the answers in our Frequently Asked Questions area.

Origin Story: A Family Passion

It all started for Jim Fouts as a boy when his grandfather gave him a San Diego Zoo guide book. Jim became fascinated with animals at a young age and would ultimately get his start in the animal world as a keeper in 1972 at the Sedgwick County Zoo (SCZ).

Animal Education Programs

We have learning programs for all sorts of groups, from Schools, The Scouts, to Jr. Zookeeper Summer Camp, as well as Day & Night Programs.