Tag Archive: Zoo Exhibit

Jul 24

Great Zoo Exhibit: Minnesota Trail

Many zoos have gone the route of designating an area filled with wildlife from their state.  It is a great way to get people interested in protecting their local resources as well as housing animals that are already adapted to the climate of the area.  Many of these exhibits are well done.  However, I think …

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Jul 17

Great Zoo Exhibit: Tropics Trail

As my oldest daughter said, “it is a never-ending rainforest.”  The Tropics Trail is a wonderful immersion exhibit found at the Minnesota Zoo. It’s my daughters favorite exhibit.  Easy to see why.  Lots of fun entertaining animals to see.  Tons of variety as well as a large aquarium enclosure.  The Tropics Trail really had it …

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Jul 09

Great Zoo Exhibit: Grizzly Coast

The Grizzly Coast is one of three total immersion exhibits found in the Minnesota Zoo.  An incredible exhibit that swept us to the Russian Far East.  This was our second trip to the Minnesota Zoo. Thanks to exhibits like the Grizzly Coast it still holds up as one of our favorite zoos we have ever …

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May 13

Great Zoo Exhibit: Museum of Living Art


Museum of Living Art or MOLA is a world class exhibit dedicated to the more colorful species in the animal kingdom. Located at the Fort Worth Zoo in Texas this great museum makes any trip to the Fort Worth Zoo a worthwhile destination. Opened in 2010, the Museum of Living Art is a 30,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor …

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Apr 27

Great Aquarium Exhibit: Orinoco Rainforest


The Dallas World Aquarium is one of our favorite aquariums that we have ever visited.  A chief reason for our fond feelings for the aquarium is because of their wonderful Orinoco Rainforest exhibit.  This large exhibit is one of the main attractions of the Aquarium.  While it feels like half of the aquarium is dedicated …

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Sep 27

Will Rogers Shrine


Will Rogers Shrine is an historic monument built in the 1930s by philanthropist Spencer Penrose.  Penrose created the famous Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs and financed the construction of the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo where the Will Rogers Shrine is located. A visit to the shrine is included in the admission to the zoo whether you …

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May 16

Great Zoo Exhibit: China


Memphis Zoo’s China exhibit is one of four exhibits in the United States that houses the giant panda and makes for a great reason to visit the Memphis Zoo. China is just one of the many great areas that can be found at the Memphis Zoo. Northwest Passage, Teton Trek, and soon to open Zambezi Hippo …

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Apr 21

Great Zoo Exhibit: Northwest Passage

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Northwest Passage is one of the many great exhibits that can be found at the Memphis Zoo.  Northwest Passage, Teton Trek, China, and soon to open Zambezi Hippo Camp River provide the people of Memphis and those that travel there one heck of a zoo experience.  The Northwest Passage first opened in the spring of …

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Mar 16

Great Zoo Exhibit: Teton Trek

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Teton Trek is a Memphis Zoo exhibit treat for your senses it takes the best of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem and places it east of the Mississippi.  Both times that I have visited this particular exhibit I turned to my wife and said, “I wish our zoo had something like this.”   While the Teton Trek …

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Jan 29

Great Zoo Exhibit: Oklahoma Trails

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Oklahoma Trails helps make a visit to the Oklahoma City Zoo worthwhile.  It opened in the spring of 2007 to great fanfare and along with their expanded Asian Elephant exhibit the Oklahoma City Zoo is turning into a zoo destination.  If they are able to complete the master plan over the next several years this …

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