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“We loved the Pandas!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Memphis Zoo

Memphis Zoo
2000 Prentiss Place, Memphis, TN 38112
901-276-WILD
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Ranked #3 of 172 things to do in Memphis
Activities: Viewing wildlife
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Owner description: YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.
Dundee, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
“We loved the Pandas!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2007

Loved this zoo. It wasnt huge, which was great as the temperature was soaring when we visited and everything was in a reasonable walking distance. The pandas were fabulous as were the Polar Bears who put on a beautiful swimming display. Excellent value for money (and there is a money-off voucher on your Graceland map if you go there first) and a fantastic day out for all ages.

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Upstate New York
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“Best zoo east of San Diego”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2007

Low prices, great exhibits, low crowds, pandas, polar bears, apes, cat, EVERYTHING. Amazing facilities, decor. Best zoo in the East...truly a delightfull surprise.

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Memphis
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“Great outing for anyone”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2007

I love the zoo, I've been a member for years and I think it's one of the best attractions for locals and tourists alike that we have to offer here. Our zoo isn't the biggest, fanciest, or most high-tech around, but it's certainly exceptional for our city. They have revamped the zoo so much over the years that it doesn't even look the same. The China exhibit is spectacular as is the new Northern Passage. The zoo is perfect for anyone who wants a family-friendly environment and a relaxing day. I go up there often just for a few hours to walk around, see the animals, and have a nice peaceful afternoon. The location is also great, in the heart of midtown, in Overton Park, and near the art center.

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Peoria, Illinois
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“Great family activity”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2007

My husband and I and our 8 year old daughter spent about 3 hours at this zoo and it was wonderful. It is not the biggest zoo we have ever been to but it certainly was the prettiest. We found it to be just the right size. The pandas were very cool.

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Dyersburg, TN
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“Nothing spectacular, but it was fun”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2006

Went there with my husband a few weeks ago, and it was fun, but nothing too special. The pandas are really cool because they are hard to find in zoos now. The sea lion show was fun, and we got to see an elephant during a bathing session, that was really cute. They had a lot of different primates there also. Otherwise, if you have been to a bigger zoo, you may not be excited about this one.I have been t othe Indianapolis Zoo, which was really great, probably better than the Memphis Zoo, but I still had a lot of fun.

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