This Springfield zoo has over 300 animals native to Australia, Africa, Asia, and North and South America. It’s nonprofit and spans over 14 acres. The animal collection here represents 90 exotic and some endangered species. They offer a variety of events such as “Breakfast with the Animals” – where you can feast on a continental breakfast – and “Harry Potter Party,” where you can view the movie and tour the zoo doing Harry Potter-themed activities. Admission is free.