Its elements are listed separately on the park maps, but everything is of a piece. The only way to reach this educational veterinary station is using the Wildlife Express Train. Waits are generally no longer than 10 minutes. The trip takes 7 minutes and you’ll get glimpses of plain backstage work areas and maybe a white rhino in its indoor pen, but not much else. Habitat Habit!, the path that leads to the main building, is another “discovery trail,” this one with cotton-top tamarins (endangered monkeys about the size of squirrels). Conservation Station is a quasi-educational peek at how the park’s animals are maintained—you’re not seeing the true veterinary facilities, but a few auxiliary rooms set up so tourists can watch activities through picture windows. There’s not always something going on (early mornings seem to be most active), and the Times Guide doesn’t help, so you might get all the way here and then find yourself with only some tanks of reptiles and amphibians to poke at, although Rafiki and Chip ‘n’ Dale make appearances all day. There’s nothing earthshaking—enter a dark, soundproof booth and listen to the sounds of the rainforest—but the pace is much easier than in the park outside. The Affection Section is a petting zoo hosting, in addition to your typical petting-zoo denizens—donkeys, goats, sheep. Next to that; there’s an animal presentation on the bottom of the hour between 11:30am and 2:30pm. Tip: Try to visit by noon, when the vets are more likely to be treating animals; Guest Relations, at the front of the park, keeps a schedule.
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