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Address: George H. Carroll Lion Habitat, One Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632
Phone Number: 1.800.TALK.UNA
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Habitat Fit for a King and Quenn

While in Florence, AL we saw the University of North Alabama's lion habitat. It is a circular enclosure and you can get about 6 or 7 feet from the lions. There is a male and a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

While in Florence, AL we saw the University of North Alabama's lion habitat. It is a circular enclosure and you can get about 6 or 7 feet from the lions. There is a male and a female lion, both grown. I was not expecting it and it was a highlight. It was like an enclosure at zoo.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Graduated in 2010! Loved the campus and the attraction it has for people who come to see the campus. Small campus with a friendly environment and neighborhood. I would recommend people to come out here to see it especially to see what it offers.

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Muscle Shoals
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This University is a superior school in areas. The actual campus itself it beautiful and just a couple of miles from the Tennessee river and it's beautiful lakes.

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Florence, Alabama
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24 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

UNA Roar Lions! Beautiful Campus Economical Education in a wonderful Environment. UNA Athletics Only University with 2 live mascots on campus. Leo and Una

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Our experience was that my daughter and I visited for a college visit this past spring. She absolutely fell in love with this school and the extremely helpful people we met on our visit. The campus was lively as they were preparing a festival . The folks in town were all so happy to help us out when found we... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Beautiful campus, great place to get out & stretch your legs after a long car ride, the Lions were beautiful & well kept, the handler was very friendly & informative.

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Florence, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The UNA campus is pretty amazing! It's not only a great university but a cool place to visit as well. Strolling around the campus is a great way to exercise and view beautiful surroundings. It's a must to check out the George H. Carroll Lion Habitat. If it's a good weather day and you're lucky, you can catch Una &... More 

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Huntsville, AL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

...you won't be sorry. Although our son attends UNA, we never tire of a stroll around campus where we check to see if the majestic mascots are outside. We also send our visiting relatives to visit on the way to our house and so far have received nothing but positive comments. If you are traveling through the area it will... More 

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Florence, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Visiting the campus to see the historic buildings & visit the lions is always a fun day trip. Any time during the year, but Spring is my favorite time to go there.

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Odenville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We visited the campus this past Saturday, April 25th. I had not been there since I was a child. My Grandfather, Dr. E.B. Norton, was President of the University years ago - he retired in 1972 and has since passed on. Norton Auditorium was named after him. I have wonderful memories of Christmas and other visits in the President's home.... More 

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