Tag Archive: Zoo

Sep 09

Little Rock Zoo: A Little Rockin

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When visiting some of the scenic areas of the “Natural State” we decided to take the drive over to Little Rock to see what that city had to offer.  Of course being big fans of zoos we had to take in the Little Rock Zoo.  Entering the attraction we were expecting the usual of a …

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May 13

Great Zoo Exhibit: Museum of Living Art

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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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May 06

Cameron Park Zoo: Small Town Wonderful

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Cameron Park Zoo is a beautiful zoo located next to the Brazos River in Waco, Texas.  Karen and I were quite surprised to find this wonderful of a zoo in the smaller town of Waco.  Texas really has the market cornered when it comes to small town zoos they have some of the nicest ones …

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Apr 08

Frank Buck Zoo: Good Stop for our Little One

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Frank Buck Zoo is a nice little children’s zoo that will keep the five and under crowd entertained.  As we were traveling south into Texas we saw signs for the Frank Buck Zoo in Gainesville and decided it might be a good place to get out and stretch our legs.  We did not have high …

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Aug 14

Pueblo Zoo: Small Zoo Big Heart

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The Pueblo Zoo was not on our list of must see zoos, but we were glad that we took the time to stop when we  were driving through the city of Pueblo.  When my wife and I are traveling we are always looking for a zoo to visit, and while the large metropolitan zoos can …

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Apr 01

Atlanta Zoo: They have Panda cubs too!

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The Atlanta Zoo is a wonderful zoo experience that is the ideal size for families with young children.  At 40 acres the zoo is large enough to have a high number of quality exhibits, but small enough a visitor is not worn out by a visit.  Zoo Atlanta has over 1,000 animals from more than …

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Aug 28

Rolling Hills Zoo: “2” Good to be True

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Rolling Hills Zoo is a wonderful little zoo located in what would seem an unlikely place Salina Kansas, but thank God that it is there because it is a long flat trip from Kansas City to Denver.  Karen and I saw billboards for the Rolling Hills Zoo on I70 and they caught our eye and …

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May 15

Audubon Zoo: The Kid Friendly Wild Side of New Orleans

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The Audubon Zoo is one part of the Audubon attractions that can be found in New Orleans and in our humble opinion it is the best attraction of the three. While the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and the Audubon Insectarium were well put together, our experience at the Audubon Zoo makes the other two …

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May 01

Baton Rouge Zoo: Geaux Wild

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Baton Rouge Zoo is the number one year-round family attraction in Louisiana’s capitol city.  It is a medium sized zoo with several of the more prized species like tigers, Asian elephants, and giraffes that entertain the quarter of a million guests that visit the Baton Rouge Zoo each year.  This zoo was a nice stop …

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Apr 10

Caldwell Zoo: Big Zoo in a Small City

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The Caldwell Zoo located in Tyler, Texas is one the best small city zoos that Karen and I have ever been to.  It is a relatively large zoo at 84 acres and houses more than 2,000 animals including African elephants, black-footed penguins, lions, a white tiger, and black bear.  The exhibits were spacious and well …

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