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“A Great Zoo” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Phoenix Zoo

Phoenix Zoo
455 N. Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008 (Camelback East)
602-273-1341
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Ranked #16 of 94 Attractions in Phoenix
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Owner description: You'll find nearly any animal you can think of at this 125-acre, internationally renowned zoo, where fascinating trails lead you through an African savanna, a tropical rainforest and the Arizona environs, complete with wildlife of the respective region. Highlights are the giant Galapagos tortoises and a baboon colony.
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“A Great Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013 via mobile

The Phoenix Zoo is one of the better zoos that I've been to. There's enough that its a full day to see all the animals and it'll be a fun filled day. It's very enjoyable for all ages with special areas for each age.

Everybody who works there from the people who sell the tickets to the keepers are extremely nice. All day we got to hear interesting tidbits because near all the animals there was a keeper answering questions.

Everything is predictably high priced so we brought a lunch. There are tons of areas to sit down and eat or even to sit and watch the animals. Another thing I really appreciated were garbage cans often.

We go at least once a year and that won't change any time soon. It's such a nice day when it's at the zoo.

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“Nice Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

This is a nice zoo with a pretty good variety of animals. The exhibits are kept nice for the animals. Many of the "push button for more information about animals" buttons were broken. Not a big deal, but does show that this zoo needs to be careful to maintain their property...I would hate to see it go downhill. Overall, a nice day at the zoo.

Visited December 2012
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Oshawa, Canada
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“Good Day At The Zoo”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

This was our second visit and it still rates as a good attraction although it is getting a little worn around the edges. They need to update a bit and look after the grounds more.

Visited December 2012
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“Pleasant Day @ Average City Zoo”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

Nice zoo, with some nice spacious exhibits. Nothing overly exciting from this zoo-buff, but it was pleasant stroll in a nice clean zoo. Love the big tortoise, he was huge. And, really appreciate a zoo that doesn't enclose their animals in small confines like prisoners, these exhibits were spacious. As an animal lover I thank you for that.

Visited December 2012
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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“What a huge disappointment”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

December 29th three adults two children went to the zoo. Most of the animals were on vacation...the grounds are awful. The grounds appear to be unfinished and could be dangerous to active children. I paid over $60 to get in and the first few attractions needed to be paid for to participate. Many sign regarding people who have donated, not much to show for all that $. I love the zoo, visit the zoo in very city....not worth the time or $$$$$$$$

Visited December 2012
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