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“2nd Best Zoo”
Review of Memphis Zoo

Memphis Zoo
Ranked #4 of 154 things to do in Memphis
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Owner description: YaYa, a female Giant Panda that calls the Memphis Zoo home, enjoys a sunny day.
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“2nd Best Zoo”
Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

I say 2nd best zoo because I don't think anything can beat San Diego Zoo. I went here with my father while in Memphis to see Graceland. Unfortunately, there was rain in the forecast but we went anyway. It was small but beautifully maintained. There is a tram for a small fee you can ride as many times around the zoo as you want. It started to pour so we got ponchos and were lucky enough to find shelter by the Panda bears. We got a wonderful close up view watching them eat. All the staff was friendly & helpful. I would love to visit again.

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“Pandas!”
Reviewed 7 December 2013

We went to this zoo on a very chilly November afternoon so it wasn't terribly busy. After visiting with the 2 pandas (we were the only ones there), we saw many other animals on display. The zoo is well laid-out with good signs, directing you to the area that you want to see.

Visited November 2013
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“World Class Zoo”
Reviewed 6 December 2013

The zoo offers a wide selection of animals, including of course the famous giant pandas. The facilities are nice. If you haven't been, you really should go. If you're coming to Memphis from somewhere far away, this is something that you shouldn't miss because there are not many museums this nice.

Visited June 2013
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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“Pandas!”
Reviewed 4 December 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

We had a great time at the zoo! The first time we stopped by the pandas, both were sleeping. Later when we stopped by, one was awake and eating bamboo. The other was still sleeping. My boys (2 and 4) loved seeing them. Even this late in the year we got to see everything we wanted: giraffe, hippo, penguins, tiger, lion, snow leopard and of course, pandas.

Visited November 2013
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Memphis, Tennessee
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“really nice place!”
Reviewed 2 December 2013

I love memphis zoo. The pandas there are really cute. It's a family friendly place and also good for dating.

Visited October 2013
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