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“Nice visit”
Review of Birmingham Zoo

Birmingham Zoo
Ranked #8 of 92 things to do in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Watch sea lions being trained and fed, zip around on the Zoo Train, hop on the carousel, check out the alligator swamp and tropical rain forest: all this and more are offered at this educational and entertaining zoo housing 170 animals from around the world, including endangered species.
Belo Horizonte, MG
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116 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Nice visit”
Reviewed January 13, 2012

The Zoo isn't that big, but at least you'll able to see some interesting animals, such as giraffes and lions. They have a water fountain where the kids might have some fun during summer time. It totally worth the fee.

Visited June 2011
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Opelika, Alabama
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20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice Trip to Bham Zoo”
Reviewed January 5, 2012

Toured the zoo before Christmas. Chilly day but staff was very helpful and friendly. It's a nice zoo for its size. We enjoyed it.

Visited December 2011
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Thank MikeVaTech
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Bessemer, Alabama
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73 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Not a happy place for the animals”
Reviewed January 2, 2012

This tired old zoo has little to offer and it just makes me sad for the animals. I know they are updating and trying to increase the offering but if you have been to a real zoo this place is a real disappointment.

Visited June 2011
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1 Thank LoriandEd
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Birmingham, Alabama
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“More natural setting”
Reviewed December 29, 2011

The renovations are simply marvelous. It's more than just cage animals on lock down. There is a new exhibit for the elephants and lions. Very nice.

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Thank Bernadette L
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Prattville, Alabama
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54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Would not visit again”
Reviewed December 28, 2011

We have been to many zoos all over the country, and this one was not very good. The drive in is pretty, but the zoo is small and the flow to see the animals was very choppy and ackward. There was a lot of construction going on at the time of our visit, so things may be better now.

Visited April 2011
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