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“Animal exhibitions a must - suprisingly fun” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220-1399
513-281-4700
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Ranked #6 of 63 Attractions in Cincinnati
Type: Gardens, Zoos, Outdoors
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Owner description: This second oldest zoo in the U.S., considered one of the best in the country, is most renowned for its endangered species and birthing programs, particularly for gorillas and white tigers, and has a wonderful collection of felines and a delightful manatees exhibit.
Stillwater, Minnesota, United States
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“Animal exhibitions a must - suprisingly fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

We were not sure how much we would enjoy the zoo - family with 2 boys 10 and 13 who prefer outdoor water activities. We were all suprised by how much fun we had at the Zoo. We did go ahead and get the package that included everything - this resulted in a very ackward train ride with older kids - the train is really meant for 6 and under and is not the type that go around the zoo so you can see the zoo from above. We did accidently catch a few animal exhibitions and we LOVED them - they have the animals trained for care reasons and use this training to show the animals off to the visitors - this was very well done and really worth trying to time your trip for these.

Visited June 2012
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Arden, North Carolina
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“It all happens at the zoo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

The zoo was wonderful! The grounds were absolutely beautiful and there were so many animals to see. The Wild Wings of Wonder Bird Show was great!

Visited June 2012
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Springfield, Missouri
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“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

As someone who frequents zoos, we loved it! The paths and map were a bit confusing, but we were able to find some interesting stuff that way. The white lions were amazing.

Visited May 2012
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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“Other zoos just don't compare to the Cincinnati Zoo!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

Even though I am a yearly member, I don't get to go often. However, when someone asks if I want to go, you bet I will. It's always more enjoyable when you can share the experience with others.

Visited December 2011
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Cincinnati, OH
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“Love it”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

My daughter loves this zoo and membership is well worth it. If you visit it during the early morning during the spring its even better. Animals are about and fun to watch.

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