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    Re: Top Zoos

    Hard to argue with that. Henry Doorly is awesome.

    It's no Blank Park, but then again, what is?


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    Re: Top Zoos

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    Hard to argue with that. Henry Doorly is awesome.

    It's no Blank Park, but then again, what is?
    Most any petting zoo.****Don't jump on me. I get the sarcasm.***



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    Re: Top Zoos

    It's a really good zoo. I really enjoyed the San Diego Zoo also.



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    It's been a while since I was there but I thought Kansas City was pretty good. Doorly is awesome though. The aquarium alone is worth the price of admission.


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    Re: Top Zoos

    We have a family membership to Henry Doorly. Never get tired of going there.



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    Re: Top Zoos

    the renovations to the entrance this year was pretty cool, haven't seen the new stuff in the aquarium yet.


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    Did they ever get a panda? I know there was a push to get one and they might have had a donor set up, but the Chinese hold them hostage. The company I worked for got a behind the scenes tour of the facilities and they really thought that's what they needed to put them over the top.



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    Re: Top Zoos

    I've been thinking about taking my kids to Doorly this summer. Would I be best off to take a Monday off and go there then? I assume the weekends are crazy busy and I would also think the drive bys may have died down after the weekend.



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    Re: Top Zoos

    Quote Originally Posted by ca4cy View Post
    I've been thinking about taking my kids to Doorly this summer. Would I be best off to take a Monday off and go there then? I assume the weekends are crazy busy and I would also think the drive bys may have died down after the weekend.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 3TrueFans View Post
    MS-13 and Latin Kings don't rest just because it's Monday. Stay strapped.
    Having interned there and having to live in the neighborhood around there, this is more accurate.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ca4cy View Post
    I've been thinking about taking my kids to Doorly this summer. Would I be best off to take a Monday off and go there then? I assume the weekends are crazy busy and I would also think the drive bys may have died down after the weekend.
    If you want to go to any of the indoor stuff I would go on a weekday. They get pretty crowded on the weekends.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ca4cy View Post
    I've been thinking about taking my kids to Doorly this summer. Would I be best off to take a Monday off and go there then? I assume the weekends are crazy busy and I would also think the drive bys may have died down after the weekend.
    You may want to check out the Bertrand Museum by Missouri Valley also. I thought it was pretty interesting.


    I'd agree with you, but then we'd both be wrong.

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    Re: Top Zoos

    There are some grea exhibits at HD, but for sheer size, I think you'd have to go with San Diego. I haven't been there in over 30 years.

    Quick story. When I was in the Navy, a buddy and I went to the SD zoo.We were watching the chimps and they kept begging for peanuts. The alpha male would hog them all. We noticed the skycar going right behind the enclosure. So we each bought a bag of peanuts and took a ride. As we passed by, it was launch time. We couldn't see the action, but the screeching was almost deafening. When we got back, this guy we told was still there laughing his azz off. Said he never saw such a scramble.


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    Re: Top Zoos

    went to Omaha zoo Sunday of memorial weekend .... lots of people but didn't feel that crowded. damn lemur island was closed though.



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