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“Poor, dirty and worn out animals ..”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of The Kiev Zoo

The Kiev Zoo
Kiev, Ukraine
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29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Poor, dirty and worn out animals ..”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2012

I love zoos, I love zoo in San Diego, I love zoo in Prague, but I can't say the same about my hometown's zoo in Kiev. I don't know why but almost all the animals looks very worn-out. I can't advise you to visit it in Kiev, especially with the child. I think Kiev's cirque will be better choice.

Visited October 2011
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Go see something interesting!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2012

It is a zoo (not a very good one).

It has animals. (not many)

It has display areas (none interesting).

It has green space (uninviting).

Kiev is one of the most engaging cities in the world! Full of historic and sensory wonders!!

Go see them! Don't settle for this....

Visited March 2011
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Awful conditions for animals to live in”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2010

I would never recommend anyone visit this zoo. I went there in November and found animals being kept in awful conditions. Big cats such as leopards are being kept in very small indoor cells that are not suitable for that type of animal. Most of the animals there look malnourished and not looked after very well. It seems to me to be just there for them to make money. There didnt seem to be any interest in the welfare of the animals being kept there. Avoid this zoo because if you are animal lovers it is an awful place to visit

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