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El Paso Zoo, El Paso

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Home to exotic animals from around the world, El Paso Zoo provides a place to learn about wild creatures. The zoo is split into three major sections: animals of the Americas, animals of Asia, and animals of Africa. Take the opportunity to visit the critically endangered species housed here, like the Amur leopard, Mexican wolves, and the Aruba rattlesnake. Kids will enjoy a ride on the African Star Train through the African exhibit to see animals like giraffes, zebras, and ostriches. To learn more, attend one of the zoo's animal training sessions or meet with zoo staff at one of the educational programs offered in several exhibits. Make El Paso Zoo a centerpiece of your El Paso vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our El Paso road trip tool .
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  • Nice, laid back place. Lots of different animals. New attractions coming! Got some great pictures! Definitely worth a visit.  more »
  • The El Paso zoo is a fun, friendly place to visit. It has large, clean enclosures with interactive obstacles for the animals. The layout of the park is easy to navigate and facilities are placed at co...  more »
  • I went along on my husband's business trip to El Paso, and one day while he was working, I visited the El Paso Zoo. It was a great day for a visit. The weather was perfect and there were very few peop...  more »
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  • Really nice place for the kids. The zoo is expanding and has some nice events on the holidays, giraffe feeding is awesome. There are a few suggestions I would make: clean/replace some of the glass dividers (specifically the sea lion glass is impossible to see through), a vendor or two on normal weekends might keep people at the zoo longer.
  • We were the only visitors at the zoo this morning. Unfortunately, I do not think we will be back. Almost every thing was closed; we didn’t get to see very many animals out. I understand El Paso is the desert- but the landscaping leaves much to be desired. Dirt patches and weeds just make it seem like there is not a lot of effort put in to this place. The play ground was nice, however even though it was cool out this morning, the slides that were facing the sun with no shade were very hot to the touch. The dirt pit that the elephants are in just made me sad. The lack of shade, the lackluster views and landscaping/exhibits, and the fact that so many exhibits were empty will have us looking elsewhere in the future.
  • İf you have kids over they will definitely enjoy it here. I enjoyed myself a lot too. You can bring your food and I think you should because walking, spending a lot of time makes you feel hungry. Of course bring snacks for kiddos. Between 12.00 to 2.30 pm there's a show-case just in case if you want to attend
  • So over priced for a such small and uncared place. Staff don't seem like care about their animal at all. A lot of discoloration on the elephant and many animals are out in the sun while their staff are inside an air-conditioning room. Bird cage was unsupervised, a lot people would open both doors at seen time, not even bother to read the sign that's written in both English and Spanish!!!! Activity room are uncared for. The sea lion is swimming by himself in a tank that's not even lager than my house, not even a shaded area for him to stay on and rest. This is just a heart broken place. Zoo is suppose to be a place you teach children love and care for animals, not just money making.
  • So disappointed. I have lived In El Paso all my life. Married a Millatery man, traveled for 20 years. Came back to El Paso took my grand nephew and niece's. So so disappointed the worst Zoo I ever been to. You have not upgraded any of the animals sanctuary. Who is your head Administrator. I would like to know his or her name

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