Little Rock Zoo certified in program to help patrons who experience sensory issues

Location is certified in program that focuses on sensory needs of visitors

Families walk out of the Little Rock Zoo after a visit in this 2020 file photo. 
(Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Stephen Swofford)
Families walk out of the Little Rock Zoo after a visit in this 2020 file photo. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Stephen Swofford)


Director Susan Altrui wants the Little Rock Zoo to be as inclusive as possible for its visitors, which total roughly 300,000 each year.

Part of that mission includes making the home of more than 700 animals as friendly as can be for guests who live with sensory issues, like autism.

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