This spacious area of grass has large herds of elephants, antelope and gazelles. Those animals graze on the many plants that grow there. You can also spot rhinos, waterbucks, gemsbok, ostriches, and greater kudu.

Related Conservation

Developing SMART Technology to Defend Wildlife

The North Carolina Zoo is helping to develop a software package that empowers law enforcement officials in the fight against the illegal wildlife trade.

Nearby Art in the Park

Ganesia

Ganesia

Donna Dobberfuhl
Sponsored by Ross Bulla and Shad Spencer in honor of Caleb Ross Spencer
Elephants

Elephants Art

J. Tucker Bailey
Made possible by a gift to the NC Zoo Society in memory of David Wayne Holt
Elephant Tracking Game

Elephant Tracking Game

Diane Villa and Steve Runnfeldt
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
Elephant Rubbing Tree

Elephant Rubbing Tree

Joel Payne, North Carolina Zoo Exhibit Designer
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
Ball Python

Ball Python

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
Ant Bear

Ant Bear

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
Agama Lizard

Agama Lizard

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
White Rhino bronze sculpture

White Rhino

John Paul Harris
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
Watani Cooling Station

Watani Cooling Station

Loui Bradley, North Carolina Zoo Exhibit Designer
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
The Critics

The Critics

Bart Walter
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
Ostrich Egg Interactive

Ostrich Egg Interactive

Loui Bradley, North Carolina Zoo Exhibit Designer
Made possible by a gift to the NC Zoo Society by Progress Energy
Nature's Recyclers

Nature’s Recyclers

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker
Mbashiri

Mbashiri

William Rankin
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

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