This zoo is great! My husband, who has been to many large city zoos, says that this zoo is by far the best, beating San Diego and Chicago zoos. I agree that it beats Chicago. They have pandas, which is a rarity for zoos. They have an aquarium, herpetarium, bird house building, a large playground at one of the many restaurants, and my daughter's favorite place is Tetron Trek where they have a gizer that shoots up water and children can play in the water. Bring a towel and swim suit. It's next to an air conditioned gigantic lodge where you can change and cool off. Memphis is hot, so this lodge is always a great resting spot.
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