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Fresno Chaffee Zoo

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Address: 894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728
Phone Number: (559) 498-5910
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Sting ray feeding and talk about these creatures. Also touching them felt like touching velvet. Giraffe feeding was great too as the giraffes had long tongues. The animals were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Sting ray feeding and talk about these creatures. Also touching them felt like touching velvet. Giraffe feeding was great too as the giraffes had long tongues. The animals were well fed. There were two elephants from Asia. Orange flamingos not the usual pink ones.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Loved all the animals and new areas. I do miss the Bears and rhinos and bisons. The zoo is so well kept...very clean. This is the First time I saw the seal cove and was very happy with it, especially seeing the seals below the water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Today at the zoo we got to see many baby animals and all the animals were very lively. The sea lion cove is like no other exhibit we have seen. You can see the sea lions swim under water and they love coming up to the glass. The reptile house now has a kimono dragon and a cobra and both... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Anytime I take my boys out anywhere I get nervous, they are so hyper! The atmosphere was so calm and so much to see. The boys learned so much. And the food was surprisingly good! I'm now an annual pass holder and it's a great place to be outside and relax with the little ones.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Chaffer Zoo is very nice. Lots of big trees, easy walk from parking lot and nice exhibits. We took our youngest grandson and he loved it. It's just the right size for a day trip and the prices are very reasonable. We are going again this coming summer.

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Visalia, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We just became members of the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. We had a great visit for our sons birthday and are looking forward to the African Safari exhibit opening soon. This is a great place to take your family it's large but not too big that its exhausting. Snack bar has full meals and the seal aquarium exhibit is definitely my... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Chaffee zoo reflects the pride and support of the Fresno community. I have experienced many pleasurable outings there with my family. The leadership of the zoo has been actively improving the facility for years and it really shows. I have visited several of the "big time" zoos across the United States and I would rate Fresno's Chaffee Zoo better... More 

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo has come a long way in the 50 years since I was a kid. Most of the exhibits are way more natural. Sea Lion Cove is a big hit. Like the bird show even though it is very heavy on conservation.

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Fresno, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Zoo has upgraded over the last few years and it is very nice and enjoyable for guest both young and old

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Fresno, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Fresno Chaffee Zoo is a great place to spend a morning. The animals are waking up and starting to make noises and move around. You can watch the feeding on some of the animals and you can take pictures of all their antics. I go there at least once every 6 months to take pictures of the different animals.... More 

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