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Philadelphia Zoo

Category: Zoo + Aquarium

34th St. and Girard Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19139
215.243.1100

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Philadelphia Zoo - Reviews from across the web

Philadelphia Zoo - user review
The Zoo is hopping with excitement. There are several special exhibits this summer. Naga, the largest Komodo dragon in North America, is visiting from the Cincinnati Zoo. He is a monstrous 9½ feet long and weighs more than 200 pounds! The Wallaby Walkabout features nearly twenty wallabies in a barr...
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The Philadelphia Zoo may have... - expert review
The Philadelphia Zoo may have been Americas first zooit was home to the nations first white lions and witnessed its first successful chimpanzee birthbut youll see no signs of ...
mobiltravelguide.com

Big City, Small Zoo - user review
Visited this zoo from out of town and figured a big city like Philadelphia would have a big zoo, but was way wrong. Paid $12.95 a person plus $10 to a park in a lot 2 blocks fro...
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Great morning trip to the Zoo! - user review
Proces are a little high (16.95 for each adult plus $10 to park) but the zoo itself has a number of interesting exhibits. (The big cats were not on display, except to special m...
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LIKE WE THIS IS GODS WORLD AND THE LOVING ANIMALS TO - user review
I LOVED IT ALL THE ANIMALS I LOVE THE CATS I HAVE BEEN A FAN OF THEM SINCE I WAS LITTLE AND IAM 28 YEARS OLD AND I LOVE THEM STILL I HOPE TO WORK AT THE ZOO IT WOULD BE A TREAT ...
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Philadelphia Zoo | Museum/Attraction Review | Philadelphia | Frommers.com - expert review
The Philadelphia Zoo, opened in 1874, was the nations first. By the late 1970s, the 42 acres tucked into West Fairmount Park had become run-down, with few financial resources. The zoo has since become a national leader, with nearly 1,800 anima...
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Philadelphia Zoo - user review
The zoo is great. It is clean and the animals have real nice habitats. If you belong to your local zoo, most have reciprocal arrangements that allow you to get in free here. That saves a bunch of money on tickets. You can bring a picnic. They have swan paddle boats on the lake. We stayed from mid-mo...
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Philadelphia Zoo - user review
America's First Zoo was opened to the public on July 1, 1874. This has been a favorite attraction in Philadelphia ever since. The animals are at home in their specially designed habitats. Everyone was wonderful about answering any questions that arose throughout your visit. The focus of the zoo is t...
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Philadelphia Zoo - user review
The Philadelphia Zoo was America's first zoo. It opened in 1874.It is a fairly large facility, with a good offering of animals. There has been continuing reconstruction done in recent years to house the animals in a more natural environment. Much work has been done after the fire a few years ago. Th...
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There are better zoos. . . - user review
Although the Philadelphia Zoo had a variety of interesting animals that are not often seen at zoos, it leaves a lot to be desired. For one thing, it was not well kept. The bathroo...
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IgoUgo: Philadelphia Zoo - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - user review
Established in the early 1800s, the Philadelphia Zoo is the oldest of its kind in America. Today it is home to nearly 2,000 creatures great and small from the top of the food chain to the bottom. Rare species from ...
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kids loved the zoo - user review
Just got back from a vacation in Philadelphia,PA. The kids really wanted to go to the zoo. I was planning on skipping it. It was very nice, clean, animals well taken care of. It is ...
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it is soooo cooool!!!!!!!!!! - user review
it was soo cool!!!! there were so many animals like tigers, birds, flamingos, bears, snakes, penguins and many others. it was really clean but it smelled a little in the primate ho...
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Attraction Information - expert review
America's first zoo. Home to over 2000 animals from the endangered to the endearing. 42 acres of beautiful surroundings. HOURS VITAL INFO: Best suited for all ages You can expect to spend 2-5 hours when visiting our location We are open year-round COST: Average cost for this attraction: under $25 GR...
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A Philly must see! Excellent! - user review
This was possibly the best Zoo i have seen and I have been to a good share of zoos. (havent been to SD OR Bronx in the summer, only bronx in winter)although it is $17.00 or so it is w...
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last visit to big cat falls made me angry, sad, and upset - user review
Although I assume that the zoo staff and its supporters believe that the zoo is serving conservation efforts, the zoo is a cruel place. How depressing that not one of the rev...
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Won't go back!!! - user review
No More Elephants!!!! Who wants to go to a Zoo where there are no elephants, what will be next just pictures of animals. We pay to see live animals and the elephants are e...
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Great place for families - user review
I live just outside Philadelphia and we are members of the Philadelphia Zoo, so we go there almost weekly when the weather is nice. My daughter (who is two years old) and I went there to...
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Philadelphia Zoo - expert review
Chartered in 1859 and opened in 1874, America's first zoo is home to more than 2,000 animals representing six continents. It's small and well landscaped enough to feel pleasantly intimate, and the naturalistic habitats allow you to get close enough to hear the animals breathe. At each exhibit an old...
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Philadelphia Zoo - user review
Open and park like, it's easy to forget you are smack in the midst of one of the country's biggest cities. The Philadelphia Zoo is a pleasure to visit because it always remembers the animals are the reason why people visit. Zoo exhibits provide terrific views of such animals as lions, tigers, elepha...
igougo.com

No title - user review
We were at this zoo 2 years ago and it was nothing major, it was not worth the trip at that time... Since then the zoo has enhanced tremendousely, they now have a large selection of w...
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Love at first sight ! - user review
I was born in Philadelphia in 1947 and the Zoo has always been a part of my life. Some of my fondest memories are of my Mother taking my brother and I to the Zoo and of My husb...
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I love the monkeys! - user review
I have never been to a zoo before so I really enjoyed the Philadelphia zoo. They have a lot of different attractions and animals. Its a very clean and friendly enviroment...
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Adventure into Zoo 8/12/06 - user review
Visiting the Philadelphia Zoo was a great adventure for myself and grandchrildren, the hard part is the traffic pattern and parking for the facility,Planning acceess and parkin...
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