Prospect Park Zoo, Brooklyn

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  • This zoo is small but we had a good time, a great way to spend a few hours. It was tidy and clean and the animals seemed happy, there is a petting farm where you can feed the goats and sheep which is ...  more »
  • Compared to other zoos around the world that is very simple. Has no large animal (such as elephants, Lions, zebras, etc). The farm is pretty cool for younger children and the show with the sea lions, too.
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  • The zoo is small compared to others but is very clean,cute and great for kids.Not to many exhibitions either. The section of the petting zoo is cool. Tip: bring a cup, a small bag or something to hold...  more »
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  • I was amazed by how many animals and exhibits were there. A great use of space. Well designed and well maintained. Delightfully interactive for young children. Knowledgeable docents are available in each area to answer questions about particular occupants. So much to see and learn.
  • Excellent small zoo. With a small but great selection of animals, birds sea lions. Has a nice petting zoo inside. My 2 year old daughter loves this zoo because it is not overwhelming, small and never crowded. We go there almost every weekend.
  • While it may be quaint compared to the Bronx Zoo, this is a cute little zoo with a bunch of different animals. If you have about an hour or so, this is great for a date or a family outing! Some of the areas for the animals seem a little small, but maybe they have a separate sleeping area or somewhere away from the public? There seems to be some play areas and education for children, and also a small eating area.
  • This is a small zoo in comparison to something like the Bronx Zoo, but it is so nice to have a zoo in the brooklyn park. I like that each borough has a zoo. And they are all under one umbrella, so a membership (reasonably priced) gets you in everywhere. This zoo feels neighborly and is a great spot for young kids. There are just enough exhibits to be interesting, but not so many to be overwhelming. I wish the food options were better, but they don't frown on you bringing your own food. I also miss the wallaby walk through area (where they ran free) but the petting zoo is still great.
  • Beautiful zoo. There is a lot to see. There are peacocks freely roaming around. My favorite part about the zoo is is it’s size. It’s big enough to keep young children engaged and small enough to get home in time for naps.
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