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University of North Alabama

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Address: George H. Carroll Lion Habitat, One Harrison Plaza, Florence, AL 35632
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Loved the lions!

The owners of the nearby Limestone Inn, where we stayed one night, informed us that we might hear lions roaring, and directed us to the Lion Habitat on campus. The two lions live... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
roeburn
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46 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The owners of the nearby Limestone Inn, where we stayed one night, informed us that we might hear lions roaring, and directed us to the Lion Habitat on campus. The two lions live in a large habitat in the middle of the campus, and can be observed up close. We were within 3 feet of them as they calmly lounged... More 

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Thank roeburn
Florence, Alabama
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent habitat for the mascots Leo & Una at the University of North Alabama! Excellent caretakers for these lions! Don't have to feel scared of them with the enclosures there. Great place to take the kids!

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Thank fredgary
Mobile, United States
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They have their Mascot Tigers on display! The campus is small but very nice! Parking was easy and everything was pretty easy to find!

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Thank Eileen S
Florence, Alabama
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love taking my little boy to see the lions. It is a beautiful campus. The fountain is so nice and their new building has a Chic-fil-A. They do not offer meals, but you can basically order everything that is in a meal.

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Thank mattie0817
Bellevue, Washington
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went while home to see family. The campus is incredibly beautiful and we got to see the lions roar. The few students who were on campus were friendly and it was overall an enjoyable experience. The only issue was limited visitor parking.

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Livingston, Alabama
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78 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

I am from a town which has another small University and our visit to UNA was a great one. We were able to travel around campus at ease. Lots of interesting things to see, but you must drop by the lion cage to see the Lion's

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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Great College with very excellent professors and staff. The cleaning lady's should be greatly awarded and those who prepare such great services, as they are the ones who make many things run smoothly. I believe they should be highly recognized and a great thank you to keeping the University - inside and the outdoors are meticulous, I don't think the... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

This was an amazing experience. We were with our granddaughter and were able to get the "GRAND" tour. Ann is a true gem and obviously has a passion for her work. Kudos to her!

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Thank Marilee B
Caledonia, Mississippi
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Took my 16 year old daughter and 2 friends to Florence for her 16th birthday. We visited UNA campus. campus is beautiful. Many places to take great pictures. The lion mascot display was good. Got to see Leo and Una up close. Just a nice little pit stop to see things you don't see every day.

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Thank jenniferbox
Mount Holly, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

The campus is beautiful, the people are friendly, and the lions are great to watch when you have extra time.

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