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“Nice little zoo”

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
Ranked #4 of 43 things to do in Gulf Shores
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo is home to more than 500 exotic animals including lions, tigers, bears, macaws, reptiles and more. It also features a seasonal petting zoo, animal encounters and interactive animal shows during the spring and summer months.
Reviewed November 4, 2012

We spent a couple of hours there. Good variety of animals for the size. It was cool and overcast that day and this was a good activity for that day.

1  Thank starketcher
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

The title it has is correct! It could and did just that. A great zoo! We saw tiger cubs up close! They plan on building on higher ground,soon. Very helpfull for the animals,when flooding does accur. you can feed a lot of the animals!

1  Thank Dennis H
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Reviewed October 17, 2012 via mobile

I absolutely love this zoo. This is the second trip to the gulf that we've just had to go the zoo. Patti Hall and the entire staff are a delight. We've gotten to talk to her each visit and no one loves this zoo more and it shows. Keep up the wonderful work and we look forward to the new location soon.

Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed October 12, 2012

This zoo seems like a refuge for unwanted birds reptiles and primates that were likely once pets. The birds were all in cages one would buy at a pet store, moved far enough from the walking paths that good clear photographs were impossible. Many of the habitats for the animals are disturbingly small. The reptile room smelled terribly of ammonia, absolutely disgusting. There were many kinds of monkeys to enjoy, some looked to be in somewhat poor health however. Overall, I was disappointed in the lack of opportunity for good photographs of unique animals due to the setup of the zoo.

My wife and I did the lemur encounter ($10 per person) which was a fun and unique way to spend 10-15 minutes sitting in a small enclosure with four or five lemurs. I think I'd rather have just paid 10 bucks for this and skipped the rest of the zoo.

1  Thank dkirby442
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Reviewed October 9, 2012

This little zoo is wonderful. They offer an experience where you can interact with live baby tigers. They put the tigers in a pen with a trainer nd you are allowed to pet and bottle feed them. It was well runty protect the tigers and guest

Thank Dennis A
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