What started out as a small collection of black bear, leopard, deer and cougars, is now an incredible collection of over 30 different species of animals!
The Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo is a beautiful family animal attraction that can give unforgettable memories and experiences, as well as educational experiences.
Now, there zoo have creatures from all over the world, including baboon, grizzly bear and chimpanzee! This seasonal zoo have creatures you might LOVE, and some you might not have even heard of before!
Have you ever heard of the Japanese Macaque, or the Grivet Monkey? No? Well, what better way to learn all about them then to visit, and read all of their stories as you want around the enclosures.
Keep an eye out for some of the babies too! There are some cuties!
The zoo happens to be the only zoo in the tri-state area that has chimpanzees on exhibit, as well as a pride of African lions!
One of the great things about Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo, is that they really look after their animals. The zoo is located in a wooded setting, so there is plenty of comfort of shade. They also look after all who visit! Did you know that you can hand feed young giraffe? What an amazing experience!
So why not have a family fun day FILLED with animals next time you are out in West Virginia. Don't forget to take your camera!