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

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

Elephants Art

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

Elephant Tracking Game

Diane Villa and Steve Runnfeldt
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

Elephant Rubbing Tree

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

Ball Python

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

Ant Bear

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

Agama Lizard

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

White Rhino

John Paul Harris
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

Watani Cooling Station

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

The Critics

Bart Walter
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

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

Chris Gabriel
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

Mbashiri

William Rankin
Sponsored by Bob and Bonnie Meeker

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