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“Decent Visit In the Winter”
Review of Staten Island Zoo

Staten Island Zoo
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Owner description: A kid-friendly zoo in New York City.
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Decent Visit In the Winter”
Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

I went with my four kids ages 14y 10y 5y & 1y. A wide variety of ages to get the broad experience. It was inexpensive. We paid $30 in all. The outside was decent. Few animals like the owls, eagles, and fox. It looked as if there was more but must be hibernating since we went in the winter. We went inside and it turned out to be bigger than expected. It did smell very bad. Depending on where you were it had a different smell. Not at all pleasant. It looked dirty too, but not the end of the day dirty. It was as if they cleaned with dirty supplies. If it was cleaned better and didn't smell so much the place would be really nice. It had the different habitats and birds flying freely inside. All the animals looked cool. Some I have never seen at any other zoo. It was a decent place to go.

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Staten Island, New York
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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“REPTILES!”
Reviewed November 27, 2013

OK, I hate zoos; this one isn't bad if you are into reptiles. Go at feeding time, and watch the live mice get devoured!

Visited December 2012
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Staten Island, New York
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59 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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“Great little zoo!”
Reviewed November 26, 2013

Is this the Bronx Zoo? NO, but if you want to get close up to animals, avoid crowds and take a leisurely stroll through the main and the children's zoo, bu all means this is the place. Excellently cared-for animals and newer exhibits highlight. A satisfying experience every time I go, which is at least yearly.

Visited September 2013
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Staten Island, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“great little zoo”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The zoo is a great way to spend an afternoon.They have a lot of great animals there . It's not very big but it does have a lot to offer. The indoor exhibits are wonderful so don't miss out because of previous reviews.The are planning big changes for the spring of 2014. Adding even more I hope. Can't wait.

Visited September 2013
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Staten Island, New York
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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“Staten Island Zoo”
Reviewed November 25, 2013

The Bronx Zoo its not. It's small, and quite honestly, there's not a whole lot to see. The food they sell is pretty bad and overpriced.

Visited October 2013
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