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Beardsley Zoo

1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610
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Ranked #4 of 17 attractions in Bridgeport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Zoos
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Aventura, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

Well kept easy walk through. You can see the animals are taken good care of Cost is inexpensive. Don't miss the condor

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Seymour, Connecticut
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Let's not pretend this is the Smithsonian Zoo or the big one in San Diego--you're not going to see every animal in the world in freakin' Bridgeport. The animals are kept in nice big, clean enclosures (not sure what other people were complaining about), with a nice variety including hawks, gators, wolves, turtles, wild boars and more. The highlights for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Not a great selection but they do have some wolves (interesting exhibit) and two tigers. The rest are prairie dogs, camels, deer, birds, bison, monkeys, a couple of alligators. The parts most enjoyed by children were the farm and the tropical house. You can get around it in two to three hours and there are lots of places to rest... More

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Buffalo, New York
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Where are the animals?? No lions, elephants, gorillas, giraffes, hippos, seals the list goes on. They don't even have Bears and its in their name. Disappointed, but it was a nice day too walk around and it is cheaper than visiting parks around here. I wouldn't bother with this (zoo?)

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19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We visited Monday June 17, 2014 with our 7 and 4 year old grandchildren. Light foot traffic I guess being a Monday. We saw and did everything in about two and a half hours. Parking is complementary. It's a relatively small park with limited exhibits but there were some species we had never seen before. There are the usual few... More

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Stony Point, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Took my daughter and 18 month old granddaughter to the zoo on 6/14/14. Zoo is laid out very nicely with plenty of shade and benches. Also has many places to sit and eat lunch. Animals are close to viewing spots and my granddaughter was thrilled with seeing them "up close". Very nice zoo experience for young children. Site is neat... More

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Southington, Connecticut
12 reviews 12 reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I chaperoned a field trip to the zoo last week. We got lucky and the weather was perfect for us despite a lot of rain in the area earlier in the week. The zoo itself is pretty small compared to other zoos-not that I'm complaining. It was large enough for the 4 hours we had to explore and the boys... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

There is no animals at all.I went there with my family. AND THE KIDS WHERE BORED .Theres no animals. What zoo have u been to rhat dosnt have a bear . The beardsley zoo has a bear but it has a dises the dises is Trichinosis. The bear is a carnival bear its bored and it dosnt eat right

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West Haven, Connecticut
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Had a surprisingly great time at the zoo. More animals than we thought, and ones that we never would see normally. Clean, information about exhibits was great. There are lots of picnic tables, so bring your lunch. Food also available in zoo. All in all, it was a very good afternoon.

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Bridgeport, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Good place to visit just when You want to get out on a nice day and walk around. They have a variety of animals to see.

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