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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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Nice little zoo.

Great place for kids. Not a ton of animals but a very very nice selection. Leopards to snakes and owls to alligators. Fun for all ages.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Aggie93
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Victoria, TX
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Victoria, TX
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great place for kids. Not a ton of animals but a very very nice selection. Leopards to snakes and owls to alligators. Fun for all ages.

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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Ok, I wanted to like this zoo from the impressive reviews but uh, no. It's not bad at all, just very small and the animals are basic.. pretty much ones you can find in the prairies and nothing spectacular. Red wolf, grey fox, hawk, owls, boars, etc. The tiger's area was nicely layed out and the lions had a neat... More 

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Midland, Texas
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116 reviews 116 reviews
38 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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