Photographs from Oschner Park,    Baraboo, Wisconsin

Ochsner Park and Zoo 8th & Park St., Baraboo 608-355-2767 Visit the "Best Little Zoo in the Midwest" where bobcats gaze down from their tree branch perch, timber wolves lounge in the shade on a sunny afternoon, black bears dip and frolic in their pool, and white tail deer, turkeys, swans and ducks browse the grassy area surrounding a rocky-shored pond. In addition to species native to Wisconsin, the Ochsner park Zoo is home to a collection of Capuchin monkeys, llamas, domestic stock, several species of birds and small mammals. In addition to the 2-acre zoo, this 27-acre park offers three shelters, a picnic ground, and hiking areas.