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River's Edge

Africa Nile

Just beyond the Africa Savanna, you will find the Anheuser-Busch Hippo Harbor, the hyenas habitat, cheetahs and dwarf mongoose. It's a lush wonderland.

Animals in the Africa Nile

Hidden Details

  • Notice the small fish gobbling up the hippo's manure
  • In the grass is a large nest of ostrich eggs
  • Find a termite mound near the dwarf mongooses


River's Edge

Take a journey along a mythical waterway through four continents to discover how wildlife, plants and people interact. River's Edge is the Saint Louis Zoo's first immersion exhibit—a lushly planted naturalistic environment showcasing multiple species from around the world.

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