During this expedition dotted with border stations, you may come across Henri Voitou, the game warden, who often leaves his camp to hunt down poachers. Or meet the journalist Johnny Safari, who is wild about animals, as he does a field report.
The African savanna is without doubt one of the must-see spots at the Zoo de Granby. Giraffes, zebras and gazelles graze in the distance, gallop under the trees or drink at their stream. It is a family activity not to be missed.
Take advantage of a stop at the Lodge to rest before heading off to the tropical forest of the African pavilion. It is the highest point at the Zoo, affording an impressive vista over the African savanna, the pink flamingo basin and the superb setting for the king of the jungle - the lion.
The Africa Pavilion requires a trek into the tropical forest. At the heart of the brush you will discover a dozen animal species: lowland gorillas, mandrills, Yemen chameleon, mantled guereza and royal python
Valley of the Gorillas
In the summer, gorillas enjoy a habitat that allows them to sunbathe in front of visitors. The layout gives you preferential contact with this race of large primates.
Come watch 4,500 kilograms of hippos frolic in 360,000 litres of water! This is a unique attraction to North America's north-east. Through an immense bay window, you can watch the aquatic agility of these large mammals. And once you exit the tunnel you can also see them play on their beach.