Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville

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  • It's small, so we didn't expect much, but they actually had a pretty nice selection of animals and exhibits. Many exhibits were closed or empty, which is why I only gave it a good rating, but if every...  more »
  • I thoroughly enjoyed this zoo. It is definitely ranked as one of my favorites, and I've visited more than 20 across the US. The enclosures allowed visitors to get up close and personal with almost all...  more »
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  • My wife and I had a great time, we went early on a weekday so we had the whole place to ourselves. Most, if not all of the food vendors were closed so I cant speak to any of that. We really enjoyed seeing the variety of animals, especially being able to pet the manta rays. They were so friendly, they instantly swam up to you once they saw your hand near the water. Overall we had a great experience.
  • This is a beautiful zoo! Very large and you could easily spend hours in here. The thing that makes it earn a 5 star rating is that this place is ALWAYS improving. This is the first time I've been here in about a year and since them they've added a new exhibit, new areas, and they are going to open a new exhibit in the near future. I'm really happy that they are putting in a lot of work to make this place awesome.

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