123, New Lenox Chicago, IL 60606

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Welcome to BonkoZoo

Recently voted Best Zoo and America’s Top Free Attraction, the Zoo is dedicated to connecting people to animals. Annually, approximately 3 million visitors get the opportunity to experience 17,000+ animals in the Zoo’s care.

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“The Bonko Zoo is amazing! Secluded woods with beautiful animals give you a fantastic chance to escape the city for somewhile!”

Sarah Simpson, 34 y.o.

“Bonko Zoo, you are the best! We were so pleased to support an animals by visiting your fantastic place! Definitely will come back! “

Katherine Jenkins, 29 y.o.

“The Bonko Zoo’s team are fantastic, passionate people who turn every our visit into an exciting journey! Highly recommended!”

James Green, 29 y.o.

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Big Cats Need Help

Big Cats Need Help

These beautiful yet dangerous creatures need your help today, unfortunately. They are being endangered every day because of hunters and hunger in some regions.

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Donate for Elephants

Donate for Elephants

Indian giants might need extra food and water due to climate changes. Please help us save the species and make sure they survive the upcoming hunt season.

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Support Hippopotamus

Support Hippopotamus

They need our support because they are threatened by habitat loss and poaching for their meat and ivory canine teeth. Learn more about how you can help!

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