I was traveling to Melbourne alone for work and had an extra day. I had heard this was the oldest zoo in the world and was very nice. It was a little bit of a gloomy day but I went anyway. I enjoyed seeing the kangaroos and koalas and there is a beautiful elephant exhibit but all of the elephants were inside their barn and I had to look at them in cages through a window. The gorillas were also inside their barn and I had to see them through the window. I also missed the tazmanian devil and wombats, which I was looking forward to seeing because we don't have those at our zoos in the States. The penguins were great, the orangutans were very active and a lot of fun to watch, and I'd never seen a platypus before so that was cool. Overall is was nice and clean but I missed out I think on some of the more unique animals on that particular day. I would recommend going here if you like zoos but beware you may not see everything when you're there. My visit was in June 2014.
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