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RAD Zoo (Reptile Amphibian Discovery Zoo), Owatonna

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  • This is in a minimally retrofitted warehouse with no air conditioning. We stopped on a very hot day and while the indoor heat probably allowed us to see the animals more active, it also made it uncomf...  more »
  • Good place to bring kids in winter-warm inside and they can be eye to eye with many different types of reptiles and amphibians.  more »
  • Overpriced, basically a warehouse with some homemade tanks. Feel bad for the poor animals. High school girl gave a presentation and knew what she was talking about and was good with young kids. Kids g...  more »
  • My husband and I wanted to take our 3 year old son to somewhere he could see reptiles. Hes really into dinosaurs right now but we wanted to take him somewhere close to home that wouldn't cost to much to go where he could walk around and enjoy a variety. We found this place. And we were amazed by the variety of reptiles and amphibians. Our son even got to touch and pet a smaller alligator and he loved it. Great place for the whole family to go and spend time togehter. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff about the different creatures they take care of or have rescued. Definitely will visit again. Plus its indoors so you can go anytime of the year.
  • Very awesome and diverse collection. Definitely worth the admission. We were able to hold a python and my husband got the rare experience of holding an alligator. The lady there was very knowledgeable about the reptiles! If I'm ever up here again I will go back!
  • Nice little indoor zoo. Good amount of reptiles. Including a huge alligator.
  • Great experience. Very knowledgeable and patient staff. Could use a little more upkeep
  • Great place to take kids, they love being able to take pictures with some of the animals.

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