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“Nicely done” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Buffalo Zoo

The Buffalo Zoo
300 Parkside Ave, Buffalo, NY 14214
(716) 837-3900
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Ranked #21 of 93 attractions in Buffalo
Type: Zoos, Gardens
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Owner description: Founded in 1875, the Buffalo Zoo is the third oldest zoo in the United States. Each year, the Zoo welcomes approximately 400,000 visitors and is the second largest tourist attraction in Western New York, second only to Niagara Falls.Located on 23.5 acres of Buffalo’s beautiful Delaware Park, the Zoo exhibits a diverse collection of wild and exotic animals and more than 320 different species of plants. Open year-round, the Zoo is a constant source of conservation, education and recreation for Western New York.
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Thorold, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Nicely done”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

As every zoo the animals need more space. but they seem to be treated as good as they will get. nice displays. i wanted to rescue half the critters and bring them home.

Visited April 2012
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mpowerszoo, Manager at The Buffalo Zoo, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Thanks for your thoughts - Our keeper staff does wonders and I think that lends itself to a positive experience for the animal loving visitor.

Thanks for visiting

Michael Powers
Marketing Manager
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 attraction reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“First time visit.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

For a first time visit with the family it ws alot of fun! The kids really enjoyed seeing all the animals! We all enjoyed our visit to this zoo!

Visited June 2012
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mpowerszoo, Manager at The Buffalo Zoo, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Thanks for your comments. We do our best to keep it affordable. A family of four can become members for less the cost it would take for that family to go to the movies.

Michael Powers
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great afternoon”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I live near the US border and as Canadians visit Buffalo regularly. This zoo is the perfect size for an afternoon of fun without feeling exhausted.

Visited April 2012
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mpowerszoo, Manager at The Buffalo Zoo, responded to this review, March 15, 2013
Thanks for your thoughts. We know all too well, that we are a smaller facility, but the hope is that you can come have a relaxing few hours with us, and not be too tired for whatever might next. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Michael Powers
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Collins
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Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A Must see in every season!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

We buy the grand parents plus every year. It's a fantastic deal, very afordable and a great way to connect with your grand children for the day.Where else can you enjoy yourself so much for such a small amount of money.If more people would get back into nature they would learn to relax and have fun again. It breaks our heart when people can only complain about the zoo rebuilding and getting better every year. They don't take into consideration all the people and very hard work and dedication of those people who make our zoo better each and every year. You can not rebuild and make some thing better without tearing down the old. Instead of complaining lets get behind them, chip in , donate and be a part of the rebirth of some thing beautiful. Thank you.

Visited November 2012
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Buffalo, New York
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“Needs improvement”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Last two times i went something was closed down. Disappointed that I could not tour part of it and still charged the same price.

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