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I’ve been to several zoos, but never participated in a “behind the scenes” VIP tour. This one is first class. We were able to hand feed kangaroos, giraffe, giant tortoises,camels. Behind the scenes view of the dietary kitchen,rhinos, snakes, and other animals. And hands on...More
This is a very small zoo. There is an entrance and parking fee, but the drinks, food and merchandise is very reasonable. There were 8 giraffes of different ages. The information signs were in English and Spanish.
Liked the fact that this zoo has animals that probably are comfortable in the Brownsville weather. Most of the animals that were not native to south Texas were tropic or semitropical animals. The primates looked comfortable in their exhibits.
The zoo is small but pretty well designed. Included in the tropical-habitat-oriented facility is a very interesting reptile population featuring a rather dramatic crocodile pool. Conservation and very endangered-species focused, the zoo relies heavily on private funding and visitor support. A good "little" side-trip for...More
If you have the opportunity definetly go here. I was not expecting this zoo to be great or there to be so much to do in Brownsville. I wish I would have investigated more before going so I would have known. There is also a...More
$13 admission,Great deal for all you get to see. Well landscaped trails lead you to so many exhibits
Loved the loud, active parrots. Lots of monkeys and interesting birds. You can get pretty close to the animals. Don't miss the aquarium, you can touch rays...More
A top rate Zoo at one time and especially for South Texas.
It has continued to maintain it's ranking.
Some animals were sent off to other Zoo's especially Harambe which was killed to protect a child.
The selection of animals in the zoo is exceptional....More