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“Not so good.”
Review of Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island Zoo
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Owner description: A kid-friendly zoo in New York City.
bronx ny
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237 reviews
195 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
“Not so good.”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Went about 3 years ago so don't know if now is any better but back then it was just very average withthe animals not that well taking care of.

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Staten Island, New York, USA
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27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Si Zoo a small Children's Zoo.”
Reviewed September 25, 2012

This Zoo is adorable for pre-schoolers. Especially, the petting Zoo.
It is too bad they do not have Chimpanzees, Lions, Elephants like they use to. My grandson who is 4 1/2 yrs old liked the snake exhibit.

Visited August 2012
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Rocky Hill, New Jersey
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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice small zoo, perfect for little ones”
Reviewed September 1, 2012

The staten island zoo is a perfect day trip for little ones. It takes about 2 hours to see everything, many of the animals are in indoor habitats -- rainforest and African Savanah -- so don't forget to go indoors too. There is a small petting/feeding area plus pony rides as well.

Visited March 2012
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Livingston, New Jersey
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141 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“A small zoo with alot to see!”
Reviewed August 31, 2012

This small zoo which is located in a residential area is very nice. It contains enough to see to keep you and your children busy. There are birds walking around such as peacocks and guinea fowl. There is a reptile building, a building containing monkeys, wild cats, fish, and parrots. We truly enjoyed our visit.

Visited March 2012
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Staten Island, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“run down...”
Reviewed August 30, 2012

I would truly be upset if I paid to get into this zoo. Even with the improvements being done, this zoo is terrible. The animals are scarce and old. Ther is nothing new and exciting there to want to see over and over again. Some of the stuff is still there from me being a kid and that was a bunch of years ago. Time to redo this zoo. Not even worth going to for free on Wednesday afternoons.

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