Prospect Park Zoo, located at 450 Flatbush Avenue, in Brooklyn, New York, United States, was founded in 1935.
The Prospect Park Zoo is an eight acre zoo located off Flatbush Avenue on the eastern side of Prospect Park, Brooklyn, New York. Its precursor, the Menagerie, had first opened in 1890. The present zoo opened on July 3, 1935.
As of 2005, the zoo housed nearly four hundred animals representing about one hundred species; it was visited by about 220,000 people in 2005