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Discussion in 'United States' started by Giant Panda, 29 Nov 2016.

  1. Giant Panda

    Giant Panda Well-Known Member

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  2. jayjds2

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    Wow! That puts the Dallas-Fort Worth area at an astounding five zoological facilities:
    Dallas Zoo
    Dallas World Aquarium
    Children's Aquarium at Fair Park
    Fort Worth Zoo
    And the new SeaQuest Fort Worth.
    Two more can be considered part of the area as well, each around an hour away:
    Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
    SeaLife Grapevine

    That's a lot of aquatic facilities for one area, though it's true that three are rather small.
     
  3. snowleopard

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    Actually, within an hour or less of the Dallas-Fort Worth area there will now be a whopping 15 zoos and aquariums. I've toured 13 of them, missing only the upcoming SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium (they are turning into the new SeaLife franchise!) and International Exotic Animal Sanctuary. The other 13 I reviewed on the ZooChat thread "Snowleopard's 2015 Road Trip" and there are photos of the establishments in the gallery.

    Dallas-Fort Worth Area (15):

    Frank Buck Zoo (Gainesville)
    Heard Natural Science Museum & Wildlife Sanctuary (McKinney)
    International Exotic Animal Sanctuary (Boyd)
    Sharkarosa Wildlife Ranch (Pilot Point)
    In Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue & Educational Center (Wylie)
    C.A.R.E. (Center for Animal Research & Education) (Bridgeport)
    East Texas Gators & Wildlife Park (Grand Saline)
    Sea Life Grapevine (Grapevine)
    Fort Worth Zoo (Fort Worth)
    Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (Glen Rose)
    Dallas Zoo (Dallas)
    Dallas World Aquarium (Dallas)
    Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park (Dallas)
    SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium (Fort Worth)

    Texas Discovery Gardens: Butterfly House & Insectarium (Dallas)
     
  4. jayjds2

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    @snowleopard: wow! I figured I had forgotten one or two (I've visited the Discovery Gardens) but that's a great amount more than I expected.