America's Best Zoos: A Travel Guide for Fans and Families

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Intrepid Traveler, 2008 - Travel - 306 pages
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Animals are hot! Animal Planet rules TV ratings. The Lion King reigns on Broadway. March of the Penguins was boffo. Polar bear cub Knut is an international celebrity. Zoos are educational, cheaper than amusement parks, fun for the whole family, and attract more visitors than spectator sports. America's Best Zoos is a comprehensive guide to a true family entertainment bargain. Arranged geographically for touring convenience, it gives detailed descriptions of top zoos across the country.

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This book gives excellent descriptions of each zoo's best exhibits, as well as hours of operation, addresses, and directions, phone numbers, and websites if available. Appendixes give the top ten zoo exhibits in 20 categories, as well as the authors favorites. Read full review

America's Best Zoos: A Travel Guide for Fans & Families

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While most zoo visitors focus only on the entertainment factor-walking in parklike settings, viewing animal antics, and perhaps watching staged shows and exhibitions-Nyhuis (The Zoo Book) and animal ... Read full review

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