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Cosley Animal Farm & Museum - Wheaton, IL
Pictures and visitor information from a trip to the Cosley Zoo located in the Wheaton Park District near Chicago, Illinois.

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Cosley Zoo Parking Lot

 
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Hours, Info, & Rules

 
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Pond & Water Wheel

 

The Cosley Animal Farm & Museum is a popular attraction located in the Chicagoland area of Illinois.

This small zoo is part of the Wheaton Park District and can be found at 1356 N. Gary Ave., Wheaton, IL 60187. It's open to the public from at least 9 AM to 4 PM all year long. The closing time is slightly extended during certain seasons.

Although the Cosley Zoo is a free attraction, donations are accepted.

Some of the animals that reside at the Cosley Zoo include horses, goats, sheep, foxes, chickens, rabbits, ducks, llamas, donkeys, turtles, peacocks, and a variety of colorful songbirds.

The zoo also features a picnicking area, a gift shop, a concession stand, a historical train station and a caboose.

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Waterfall
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Barn
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Sheep
We visited the Cosley Zoo on a Friday morning and the medium sized parking lot was already mostly full. I'd recommend that you carpool when possible, arrive early and be prepared to wait for a spot on weekends or holidays.
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Baby Sheep or "Lambs"
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Sleeping on Mother Sheep
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Baby Goats or "Kids"
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Large Tan Horse
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Brown Donkey
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Llama
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Blue Peacock


 
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# 33 Box Turtle
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Heron
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Red Songbird
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Paver Tile Walkway
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Large Grey Rabbit
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Red Fox
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Red Rooster
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Redhead Duck
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Black/White/Tan Duck
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Duck Pond
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Purple Flowers
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For more of my related photo albums, please visit the following links: Chicago Aerial Photos, John Hancock Observatory Downtown Chicago & The Magnificent Mile, Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier Amusement Park, Westin Hotel 909 N. Michigan, Busse Woods Forest Preserve, Chicago Botanic Garden and Dawes Lakefront Beach Park.

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