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The Texas Zoo

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Address: 110 Memorial Dr, Victoria, TX 77901
Phone Number: (361) 573-7681
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Small, enjoyable experience

We really liked this zoo. It is very small, but that makes it much easier to get around that the huge zoo in nearby San Antonio. You wont find Elephants or other large animals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
TexBear44
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Midland, Texas
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Midland, Texas
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116 reviews 116 reviews
38 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We really liked this zoo. It is very small, but that makes it much easier to get around that the huge zoo in nearby San Antonio. You wont find Elephants or other large animals, but they have some very frisky lions and tigers. The day we were there an Australian outback show with kangaroos. The grounds are old school with... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We took our four year old granddaughter to the Texas Zoo in Victoria, Texas on March 23, 2015. It was an excellent experience for her. The zoo is just the right size for little ones and their parents. The price is moderate, allowing families to enjoy the day together. Food sales are available on weekends.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

It was very busy when we visited. There were a lot of school children on trips. The zoo is very big ,so once through the gates, the crowds thinned out. The cages were large and all the animals seemed well looked after. We saw a lot of unusual animals compared to the zoo's in England. I enjoyed watching the young... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It is a very cozy place with a lot of new exhibits opening soon. And the price is very reasonable for families.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

From the outside, you'll see that the zoo is tiny, but you'd never know it from the inside. It's laid out very well, and feels way bigger than it is. Lots of monkeys, and daily shows where they bring animals out to interact with guests. Not very expensive, and a good way to pass a couple hours.

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Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We visited there on a rainy Saturday, and we're treated like royalty. We got to pet a snake, and alligator, a possum, and a pair of javallenas. We fed all kinds of birds, including the free roaming peacocks, a turkey, some emu, a dear , some spoonbills, ibis, ducks, doves, and parakeet. We saw lions and tigers , monkeys and... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I love this little zoo! My granddaughter is 2 and loves the great outdoors. The size and layout of this zoo is a perfect place for the littles ones to run free. There are plenty of animals to feed and even a train to ride. The staff was also very helpful and friendly. Planning to visit regularly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The Victoria zoo is simple, loving, and inviting. You can spend all day there or just 30 minutes. It's easy for small children to enjoy and be done quickly. It's nice for adults who just want to connect with animals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Although this is a somewhat smaller zoo and does not have giraffes or elephants, it is still excellent. We were VERY impressed and it is especially fantastic for small children. We completed the entire zoo in just over an hour before the little one had a chance to tire. She totally delighted in being introduced to the many different animals.... More 

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Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Visited this zoo last year. It is small, but nicely laid out and enough animals to spend a very pleasant few hours. I will enjoy returning again.

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