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“Don't miss the Giraffe house”

Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
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Owner description: Colorado Springs is home to America’s ONLY mountain zoo. Located at 6,800 feet above sea level, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo offers breathtaking views of the city and of its 750 animals. The unique design of the Zoo’s animal exhibits gets guests closer than ever before. Hand-feed one of the largest reticulated giraffe herds in the world, watch grizzlies swim with trout, hop next to red-necked wallabies and get hands on with some of the Zoo’s smaller residents in The Loft. Have a WILD adventure at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo – see the animals, ride an antique carousel, eat a gourmet lunch at the Grizzly Grill and ride the Mountaineer Sky Ride to the Zoo’s summit. Visit 365 days a year for family fun at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
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Lancaster PA
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Don't miss the Giraffe house”
Reviewed June 21, 2014

Many many giraffes. The house has a balcony so you can feed them and be face to face. If you or a family member likes giraffes this is a unique experience.

Visited December 2013
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Bremerton, Washington
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“Great experience especially for kids!”
Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is not as big as the Denver Zoo but you get to feed the giraffes!!! This is awesome! Even if you dont feed them you can stand there and watch other people and touch them! Amazing especially for kids!

Visited January 2014
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Urbandale
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74 reviews
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“LOVED THE ZOO!!!!”
Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a must do when visiting CO Springs!!! Its a very clean zoo, the animals have great areas to roam around in and the Giraffes are a hit!!! You must feed them for the experience (it costs $2 but well worth the money)...personally feeding the Giraffes was the highlight of my trip. :) We will definitely be returning whenever visiting this area again.

Visited June 2014
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Irvine, California USA
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Giraffes and Great Setting”
Reviewed June 19, 2014

Would you like to feed a giraffe? Then go. The setting on the side of a mountain is also beautiful for a zoo. This is a good medium sized zoo. There are still a few old style exhibits, but they have mostly been replaced with more modern animal friendly enclosures. If you are a local it is a must. If you are a visitor and like seeing the animals or the idea of feeding a giraffe appeals to you, then go. It is not one of the best in the world (like San Diego), but it is very good and well worth the time. Plan a half day.

Visited May 2014
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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“Lots of animals”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

Surprised to see number of giraffes as well as rhino. Along woth elephants lions and your usual zoo animals

Visited June 2014
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