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Fresno Chaffee Zoo, Fresno

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See a wide assortment of animals, pet the stingrays, and enjoy animal shows and demonstrations when you visit Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Explore the rainforest exhibit to see birds overhead and wandering mammals. At Sea Lion Cove, you can view the sea lions through a 10.5 m (35 ft) underwater viewing window. Go to Stingray Bay to touch the stingrays as they swim by, or visit the giraffe feeding station, where on certain days of the week you can feed the giraffes by hand. The Winged Wonders show reveals the talents of a host of birds as they fly around you. Look for various other demonstrations throughout the park to learn more about the animals. Plan your visit to Fresno Chaffee Zoo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Fresno online trip maker .
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  • The bright colors of the animals fascinated my two middle school aged children. They had fun going from enclosed area to enclosed area in the reptile section trying to locate the reptile first. Feedin...  more »
  • Their Africa exhibit is of excellent quality. I had a healthy lunch while watching the animals. The giraffes can be fed. The cats are very close up. The new seal lion exhibit is such a joy.  more »
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  • The best part of the visit was the reptile exhibit where I got to see a dragon and the colorful and poisonous frogs from the Amazon. Their bright yellow and bluish/purplish colors were so beautiful. We also had a fun time feeding the giraffe and petting the goats. The place was clean and the personnel were friendly and helpful. The walk around the park was very pleasant and enjoyable. The weather was temperate that added more to trees that abundantly inhabited the place.
  • While the entrance is not fancy you quickly find out it drops you directly into the action. I beautiful walk through tropical bird environment that thrills children and adults alike. Moving on to the elephants you are sill thinking this is a standard zoo adventure until you come out on the Savanna. 40 acres of beautiful environment designed so well you don't notice the barriers between the hunters and the prey. Off in the distance a herd of elephants sways while different antelope types wander and occasionally bound through. A pride of lions sits to one side. Lounging on rocks and lording it over all, cubs playing and lionesses watching over them. A rhinoceros wanders through with her baby at her side. Amazing everyone. Next is on to the giant enclosed tropical rain forest complete with waterfall and fowl of all types. The zoo in Fresno is well worth the visit. If you in town at loose ends or looking for something on the weekend to do with yourself or the family. You can't lose with this one.

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