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“Was ok”
Review of Tsimbazaza Zoo

Tsimbazaza Zoo
Harare, Zimbabwe
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Was ok”
Reviewed June 14, 2013

A huge zoo but i think needs a little bit of a clean up. the grass was long and there were some empty cages all over so not alot to see.
The lemurs were the main attraction and was fascinating to see all the different types. If this is what you going to see, i'd advise going to the Lemur Park and making the extra journey

Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Nice grounds, but clearly needs some investment”
Reviewed June 8, 2013

We took some of the children from the orphanage I work at here last week and I was pleasantly surprised at the size of the place - there are nice green spaces, a lake in the middle and a general feeling of open space. However, the same cannot be said for the animals, many of whom are kept in small, tatty cages. They do have some interesting wildlife to see including camels, ostriches and giant tortoises, but from that point of view, it's not that interesting. Nice enough for a day out with children and a picnic, but needs some investment in the animals themselves.

Visited June 2013
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Lexington, Kentucky
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“Zoo - a sad place”
Reviewed April 27, 2013

What once must have been an lovely area is now bedraggled and sad looking. The whole area is dirty and the cages are poorly kept. At the end of the day for a little extra money, Joseph the zoo keeper will let you behind the cages and watch him feed the lemers. If you pay extra to see the aye-ayes after dark be sure to bring your own flash lights because the zoo has no illumination. Be certain to have your cab/driver stay while you are visiting the zoo otherwise their is no certainty that you will have any way to return to your hotel.

Visited April 2013
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Kfar-Saba , Israel
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“Expensive entrance fee with no parallel investments in explanations”
Reviewed April 17, 2013

It is pity that such a large park has no explanations or names about the huge variety of trees , flowers and animals .
It is mainly used by local schools but foriegners are paying for it.

Visited April 2013
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South East England
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“Really excellent zoo - well worth a visit”
Reviewed March 27, 2013

Great variety of lemurs, even aye-ayes, well looked after and most are in reasonably large enclosures. Some zoos in the developing world disappoint, but this one doesn't. The staff really care about the animals.

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