LEGO Creatures of Habitat exhibit comes to Philadelphia Zoo

Philadelphia Zoo is opening a new exhibit for April, with Creatures of Habitat featuring 12 incredible LEGO sculptures.

LEGO Certified Professional Sean Kenny has collaborated with Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA on a new exhibit. Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion-Piece Animal Adventure features 12 life sized brick-built animal vignettes, featuring creatures in their natural environment.

The exhibit, that will open on April 6, is designed to highlight Philadelphia Zoo’s work protecting wildlife and conservation. The builds cover 12 different species, each built at life sized scale. LEGO creatures range from the tiny golden lion tamarin to the huge western lowland gorilla.

Philadelphia Zoo LEGO lion

Fans visiting the zoo will find LEGO models of a chameleon, harlequin frog, African lion, Bornean orangutan, western lowland gorilla, golden lion tamarin, diamond-backed terrapin, Humboldt penguin, polar bear, micronesian kingfisher and the rainforest.

Zoo Keys allow children to hear audio information about various animals as they visit the exhibits and make their way around the zoological park.

Tickets to visit Philadelphia Zoo, which includes entry to Creatures of Habitat: A Gazillion-Piece Animal Adventure, are available from the attraction’s official website.

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