Al Ain Zoo is a 400-hectare (988-acre) zoo located in the foothills of the Jebel Hafeet Mountains in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates. It mainly comprises Arabian antelopes and oryx , eland , gazelle, lechwe and can be found in the tree shaded paddocks which offer excellent breeding conditions.
The zoo features a big cat house. Lions, pumas, black and spotted leopards and jaguars are found here. In addition to this, it also has a reptile house, monkey compounds, aquarium and aviary. From February 2010 until July 2010, the Al Ain Zoo hosted the "Dinosaur Trail", a small section which includes around 15 to 20 mechanical dinosaurs with sensors such as the T-Rex as well as information about the dinosaur such as when they lived, which parts of the (current) World they would have been found, their height, diet, etc.
The zoo is open from 9:00 in the morning until 19:00 (7:00pm) in the evening. The tickets are priced at 15 dirhams for adults, 5 dirhams for children aged 3 to 12 while new borns and babies up till 24 months have free admission. The last tickets are sold at 18:00 (6:00pm). There is a bird show featuring Predatory birds and night birds that lasts 30 min starting at 7 PM.The dinosaur trail is open till 8PM. Wheelchairs are available on request.