The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is such a fun place to spend the day. There are 600 species and 7000 specimens of animals living at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. All in natural habitat, you can see snakes, birds, otters, elephants, rinos, flamingos, sharks, kangaroos, monkeys, bears, wolves, cougars and SO much more. Too many to list! It is open every day of the year and you can also make special priced group reservations.