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Review of Denver Zoo

Denver Zoo
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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.
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“new and improved”
Reviewed 25 April 2012

the zoo has been updating and expanding many exhibits the past few years- good improvements

Visited May 2011
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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“Denver Zoo”
Reviewed 24 April 2012

Love this zoo! June 1 is the opening for "Asian Tropics". New elephants and other Asian animals. Love the gorillas.

Visited January 2012
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“Bummed”
Reviewed 24 April 2012 via mobile

Isn't the zoo supposed to have animals? I felt ripped off. It's like all the animals were taken back for 3 hour feedings at the same time or something. I saw a monkey, a lot of them actually but not a lot of anything else. I think if they are going To remove the animal they should maybe post a sign or something so we know when they'll be back. I'm not a
Local so it's not like i can just
Go back another day. I was bummed, I love zoos and was really looking forward to it. But I did get a really good chicken lettuce wrap at one of the cafe's there....

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Nicely laid out but needs update”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Good range of animals. Tropical area impressive. Some of the animals seemed cramped ie. tigers, bear enclosure also small and outdated. New area for elephant open in June 2012.

Visited April 2012
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fort lupton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“love the zoo,fun and lots to see and do”
Reviewed 23 April 2012

The Denver zoo has SO MUCH to see and do.Now that they have renovated alot of it,it is VERY nice.Inside the zoo they have tropical discovery(skip the Denver aquarium,this is MUCH better)

What alot of people do not know,if you are with someone disabled,the disabled person and there "escort" get in for a reduced price.

Best time to go is in the afternoon(during the school year)

Visited March 2012
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