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“kids to the zoo” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Fresno Chaffee Zoo

Fresno Chaffee Zoo
894 West Belmont Avenue, Fresno, CA 93728
(559) 498-5910
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Ranked #1 of 44 things to do in Fresno
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Visalia, California
2 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“kids to the zoo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

Took 2 of my grandkids and they are 5 and3 They had so much fun, they loved the hands on things the zoo offered most. The zoo staff were great and spent tons of time with them explaining the animals and how they live, and what they eat. I just wish we had brought a picnic lunch, the food was very high and the food was stale. Next time I will be more prepared. Zoo is now even better with new things opened up since we were there.

Visited September 2012
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Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, United States
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“Great place to go with kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

It is a must go to place!!! Definitely go see the sealions new compound its GREAT!!!!!!!!! I liked the giraffes. Disliked

Visited October 2012
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Madera, California
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“Zoo Boo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

The people of Fresno wisely passed a bond for regular funding to their zoo a few years ago. It has paid off better than expected. Great evnets all year with Zoo Boo being the one my grand kids enjoy the most.

Visited October 2012
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Fresno, California
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“best of the zoos”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

no of animals-park like setting- size of exibits- very clean and easy to get from one exibit to another - very enjoyable to visit

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Fresno, California
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“Animals”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Love the animals there and that Fresno has a zoo. The only thing I would comment or was disappointed about is the size of the play areas the animals are in. The spaces were small for the giant mammals and they shouldn't be in small tight areas. Maybe Fresno Chaffee Zoo may not have enough funds but why can't they invest in the large wide area or park next to the zoo. That space is about 5 times bigger than the entire area for all the Animals. We already have a large community park- Woodward Park. Not only that, the zoo should have made it more room for the animals to roam and at least portray the animals natural habitat. I see that the elephants are in a tight space when they should have more space to play in, the orangutans have ropes to swing on when they should naturally surrounded by trees, and the bird cage should be be larger so they can freely fly.

Visited July 2012
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