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Dallas Zoo

Dallas Zoo, 650 S R L Thornton Fwy, Dallas, TX 75203, USA
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    Shannon C
    3 Oct 31, 2013
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    Ujjal Bhattacharjee
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    5 Sep 13, 2013

    This is one of the best places to go with my kids. Also once you get the Anuall Pass, this helps you get upto 50% discount at ther places in Dallas. Definitely recommended if you are a famliy person with small kids.

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    Shawnda Johannsen
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    3 Feb 24, 2014
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    Jonas M Luster (jml)
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    3 Jul 07, 2014

    It's not one of those world class zoos, even though the recently opened big mammal area is definitely worth a looking at. Good to spend a weekend afternoon, not something to write home about.

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    Ryan Windsor (Reserve123)
    4 Jun 30, 2014

    The Dallas Zoo is located South of downtown, which is not ideal. Having said that, the zoo itself is very nice and there are plenty of exhibits to explore.

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    2 Jun 21, 2014

    The food is horrible and overpriced! Save yourself money and pack a lunch! It is all frozen, tasteless greasy fried food. FYI , for those who like beer they sell local Deep Ellum draft or canned at the BBQ Shack in the patio next to Serengetti Grill. ( in the Wilds of Africa exhibition ) The zoo is ok. Nothing special. The only thing worth seeing is the Wilds of Africa where the lions, giraffes, zebras and elephants are. The rest of the zoo is rather boring and basic. Great for small children I guess.

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    Karen Kitchen
    5 Sep 13, 2013

    With a train station right at the zoo, this is a wonderful place to spend with family and friends. Visit their web site for acceptable items to bring, prices and best times to visit. Do bring a camera with plenty memory as there is a lot to see and do! And always remember to not feed the animals unless posted.

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    John Ewalt
    5 May 02, 2014

    This zoo, though relatively small, manages to pack a lot into its space while still trying to maintain good habitats for the animals it has. The reptile house has one of the most impressive collections that I have seen.

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    Steve DeAngelo
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    4 Jul 22, 2012

    We had a great time at the Dallas Zoo. I particularly enjoyed the Elephant sanctuary. Definitely a must see!

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    Brooks Grigson
    4 Jul 05, 2012

    The Dallas Zoo does not have the same breadth as the zoological neighbor in Ft. Worth, but there are plenty of things to see and do at the zoo. Since the zoo has been around for so long many of the trees are quite large and offer lots of shade during the warmer months. Some of the older exhibits are showing their age, but recent improvements to other enclosures provide a more natural environment for the animals.

    The Wilds of Africa is one of the more recent sections of the zoo that provides more space to observe the animals in an open environment.

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    Sam
    2 Jul 05, 2012

    Well it would seem that every major city added a zoo many years ago to generate tourism dollars in their city. The Dallas Zoo is you typical city zoo. That said, it's actually very sad. There's been a growing controversy about the treatment of their elephants. Specifically an elephant named Jenny. Her cause has even drawn out, comedian and animal rights activist, Lily Tomlin.

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    Brian B
    5 Oct 11, 2013

    Great exhibits, short drive from the house. Easy to navigate zoo.

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    Angie Peoples
    4 Sep 13, 2013

    Wonderful zoo! Good family fun!

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    Rik/Mary Ann
    4 Jul 09, 2013
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    Aron Magallanez
    5 Dec 01, 2012

    awesome plenty of animals

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    Kim West
    3 Jul 16, 2012
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    Stacie Vonfrieling
    5 Jul 06, 2012

    Was Fun and Neat

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    евгений шестернин
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    super

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    Haykhocdi Em
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    nha toi

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    Andy Grumbles
    5 Jul 05, 2012

    Good Zoo and alot to see but Ft. Worth Zoo is easily a better experience!

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4.0 out of 5
31 members' reviews
72 people visited Dallas Zoo

Description

A 67.5 foot giraffe, the tallest statue in Texas, greets you at the entrance to these 106 acres of zoological gardens. You can look forward to The Wilds of Africa, Zoo North, and Children’s Zoo and the hundreds of animals that live there.

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