During the Great Depression "Monkey Hill", an artificial hill, was built to show the kids of flat New Orleans what a hill looks like. Local folklore calls Monkey Hill the highest point in New Orleans.
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The absolute BEST zoo I've ever been to.
See the sealion exhibit. Cinnamon was born in 1976
The food at the Cypress Knee cafe in the Swamp Exhibit is GREAT! And I'm a local.
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