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“Great zoo”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo
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US$29.99*
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Ranked #7 of 251 things to do in Denver
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Owner description: Adventure Awaits! Every day, Denver Zoo seeks to inspire exploration and discovery, and creates connections with people, animals and nature. And every day, we’re working to save animals and conserve wildlife here and around the world. Your visit and support aids in all these efforts- Thank you. Denver Zoo is home to 3,800 animals representing more than 650 species and is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). AZA accreditation assures the highest standards of animal care. A leader in environmental action, Denver Zoo is dedicated to ensuring the safety of the environment in support of all species and is the first U.S. zoo to receive ISO 14001 certification for the entire facility and operations. This international certification ensures the zoo is attaining the highest environmental standards. Since 1996, Denver Zoo has participated in 594 conservation projects in 62 countries on all seven continents. In 2012 alone, Denver Zoo participated in 98 projects in 18 countries and more than $1 million in funds was spent by the zoo in support of animal conservation in the field.
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“Great zoo”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Great place to visit in Denver. A lot if the animals were not available to see but I'm guessing because it was an extremely hot day. It was very clean inside the zoo. It was also very affordable.

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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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“Worth going to”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

This is a nice zoo. Did not top the Omaha Zoo, but we really enjoyed it. We are from KC and this is way better than the KC Zoo, except for our awesome Polar Bear exhibit. The Denver PB exhibit is old school. Can't really see the bear in action.

The elephant, rhino and hippo exhibits were our favorites. Wish they had more bears, being Colorado after all, but that is just my opinion.

The staff at the zoo is fantastic. We loved that there were tables set out with zoo staff explaining more about the animals or their environment. That made the experience even better.

I also liked the size of the zoo. About the time your feet are tired or your nerves are tattered, you reach the end.

Visited July 2014
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Huntingtown, Maryland
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“Loved the Zoo in Denver”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2014

Great selection of animals...easy to reach by public transportation. Very clean and well laid out for easy viewing of the animals. Worth the price of admission.

Visited June 2014
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Greenwood Village, Colorado
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“Great Zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

This was my second time to this zoo and I have to say it is one of my favorite zoos to go to. There is always somthing new to see when you walk through the gates. As a side note, my wife and I got to walk through the new Africa exhibit during their preview weekend last year, and we liked it then, but since returning this summer and seeing the finished product, we love it even more.

Visited June 2014
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Palm Beach, Florida
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“Great Zoo”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

We always go to the Denver Zoo when we have a chance. Great displays, very well planned. We love it!

Visited July 2014
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