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“Gladys Porter Zoo”
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Gladys Porter Zoo
Ranked #1 of 29 things to do in Brownsville
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Known to be one of the best zoos in the United States, open every day of the year.
Reviewed August 4, 2013

It is a very good experience to visit this Zoo because, it is in the southest city in the U.S., and we have animal that it is hard to watch in others Zoos. Has reptiles, frogs, kanguroos, bats, butterflies. Tickets are cheap. People is very gentle. If you go on sunday, there is a little train at noon that you can ride and watch all zoo. It is fun for the kids! Do not forget the camera!

Thank Eduardo63
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

I love the zoo. Top notch. It has a butterfly exhibit (1.00 extra) and it is reasonable. In Washington D.C. the same exhibit costs 12 dollars to get it. The zoo has a small park for kids. It is a great cool down. It is a great place for families.

Thank Jess F
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Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

This zoo has many displays of animals and birds. It also has reptiles, spiders and frogs inside. Tickets were cheaper than we had expected and we spent half the day there with the kids so value is really good. One recommendation, eat before you come. Everything sold inside is very expensive. The zoo also has a gift shop but prices are high. We enjoyed it overall and kids had fun.

Thank nchristina
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Nice size zoo.....not too big !!! Kids can finish checking out the whole area in a few hours. My son loves the herpetarium. The small play area is fun for the little ones with some water sprinklers to beat the heat.

1  Thank Trakru
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is only one of the great sites to visit here in Brownsville, Texas come enjoy real down to earth fun and meet the friendly people of south texas.

Thank Johnny S
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