The Greensboro Science Center is an AZA an AZA accredited zoo, museum, and aquarium in Greensboro, North Carolina. It is only 45 minutes north of the NC Zoo and in recent years has greatly expanded its animal collection. The aquarium was first added in 2013 and an expansion opened in 2017. The center currently has an outdoor section with species including fossa, maned wolf, giant anteater, Javan gibbon, and fossa. The centers outdoor animal will be doubled in size come 2020 with an 11 acre expansion named Revolution Ridge: Life on The Edge. It will likely break ground in the fall with a 2020 intended opening date. Here is the intended species list. Pygmy Hippo Okapi Cassowary Red Panda (currently at the zoo) Chilean Flamingo Fishing Cat (currently at the zoo) Sand Cat Black-footed Cat Serval This section will also have an amphitheater, dinosaur trail, a living pond, new animal hospital, and a conservation lab. The animal hospital is expected to open earlier to hold the incoming species. Concept art can be seen here. As well both of the zoo's generic tigers passed away last year. The zoo is planning to replace them with Malayan tiger, after an exhibit renovation. A new holding building including a cubbing den will be built and new water features may be added to the habitat. Construction will start later this summer. Other non animal additions to the site include a new STEM learning center, a new entrance and a carousel. The center also intends to unveil its next master plan in 2019. Sources: What's next for Greensboro Science Center? A lot Greensboro Science Center | Think BIG Together!