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The Buffalo Zoo, Buffalo

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See gorillas, polar bears, reptiles, sea lions, and rare Indian rhinos at The Buffalo Zoo, the third-oldest of its kind in the United States. Walk through the rainforest section to see poison arrow frogs and vultures. Touch the turtles, chinchilla, and other animals featured in the interactive children’s zoo. Ride the carousel or the Kangaroo Hop, a children-friendly bungee trampoline, and take in one of the seasonal shows. Parking is available at the zoo for a fee. Plan my day in Buffalo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • For the size of the zoo the animal selection was ok.... their were a lot of empty exhibits when we visited. It was disappointing because I went to see the polar bears and we didn’t see one of them.  more »
  • Great place to visit even in the winter. No parking fee and reduced admission costs. Girl Scouts had a party with pizza, pop and visits from furry animals. Our host was perfect. They learned about chi...  more »
  • For a small zoo there is plenty to do. In every season our kids have had a great time - the indoor displays are excellent, the big animals seem well-cared for, plus rides for the little ones.  more »
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  • A great place to take the kids. Some of the attractions were down to several reasons but most of the animals were there.the kids loved seeing all the animals here. I would certainly take them here again. They had a blast and it was worth every minute of it. It was reasonably priced as well. I definitely recommend going here.
  • The Buffalo Zoo had alot to do! The shows are wonderful you can tell the staff really love what they do! Pro tip get a saviour cup early in the trip because even if you only refill it once it will cost the same as getting two fountain drinks and you will get to keep the cup!!!!! Wonderfully warm tropical rain forest and chilly cool Arctic exhibit. There are usually baby animals in attendance.
  • Best Zoo I've been to! Excellent day and they you can drive to the falls and make a great day full of memories for you and your family. Really easy to get to and then over to the falls.
  • Love the buffalo zoo. I at least come here once in the summer and twice in the winter. The summer time it is very crowded and crazy. We did the elephant encounter here in the winter time and it was awesome. It was a little expensive but worth it. The zoo is very nice and clean and friendly staff as well. I would come back.
  • The zoo is usually a place just for kids. This zoo has a bit for everyone , young and old. The animals are amazing. Everyone that goes here will have a great time. Just be careful what time you come because it can be a good time or rush hour and parking could be a problem. The price of admission is pretty on par or even cheaper then some other zoo's. I would definitely recommend this zoo for anyone looking for a fun time.
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