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  1. pachyderm pro

    pachyderm pro Well-Known Member

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    what are some of the best and worst polar bear exhibits across north America

    Best
    Brookfield zoo
    Columbus zoo
    Memphis zoo
    san diego zoo
    st louis zoo
    henry vilas zoo

    worst
    Milwaukee county zoo
    that's all I could think of
     
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    rarest zoo animals

    what are some of the most unseen animals in captivity the rarest I have seen are walrus pandas koalas giant salamanders and forest buffalo
     
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    best zoos in the world

    what do you consider the best zoo please share your top 10

    my list
    1.san diego zoo
    2.Henry doorly zoo
    3.columbus zoo
    4.smithsonian zoo
    5.dallas zoo
    6.st louis zoo
    7.singapoure zoo
    8.bronx zoo
    9. Toronto zoo
    10.Brookfield zoo
     
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    Off the top of my head, of zoos I have personally seen (list might change if I thought about it longer, except number one which will never change):

    1. Le Parc des Felins (France)
    2. Northwest Trek (USA)
    3. Arizona Sonora Desert Museum (USA)
    4. San Diego Safari Park (USA)
    5. Highland Wildlife Park (UK)
    6. Dallas Zoo (USA)
    7. San Diego Zoo (USA)
    8. Bronx Zoo (USA)
    9. Minnesota Zoo (USA)
    10. Project Survival Cat Haven (USA)
     
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    Most Underrated zoo's

    I recently visited the palm beach zoo and I was really cool they lacked normal animals like giraffes and lions. Yet they had a lot of rare animals like koalas, White Alligators , Ocelots, and tapirs. I also really liked their big cat tiger and jaguar habitats. This makes me wonder are their really cool small zoos out their that we don't know about? What are some of the most underrated zoos you have been to?
     
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    I went ahead and took the liberty of merging most of your threads into one post to keep everything nice and neat on here.
     
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    thanks. Have you been at any underrated zoos?
     
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    Worst exhibits you have seen

    While many zoos across the world work hard to give animals a good exhibit, zoos ussaly have 1 or 2 outdated habitats like the monkey cages at wildlife world zoo or the bear grottos at Denver zoo. what are some bad exhibits you have seen?
     
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    Great zoos with awful exhibits.

    Zoos are great, some more than others. Each zoo has a flaw even world class zoo struggle with 1 thing or another so that got me thinking. What great zoos have a bad or old exhibit. The only one I could think of off the top of my head is Bear canyon At henry doorly zoo. Any others?
     
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    Underrated Zoos

    A couple that come to mind are the zoos in Santa Barbara and Providence (Roger Williams Park Zoo).
     
  15. Milwaukee Man

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    Underrated Zoo(s):

    Rio Grande Zoo
    Racine Zoo

    All-Time Worst Exhibit Areas I've Seen:

    Primate Area (DeYoung Family Zoo)
    Small Mammals Building (Milwaukee County Zoo)
    Elephant House (Smithsonian National Zoo - no longer exists)
    Bear Pits (Buffalo Zoo - no longer exist)

    Great Zoos With Awful Exhibits:

    *San Diego Zoo - Urban Jungle, monkey cages
    *Denver Zoo - Bear Mountain