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Address: 2272 N Coley Rd, Tupelo, MS 38801-7057
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Get up close to our animals with the Monster Bison Bus and you can also see...

Get up close to our animals with the Monster Bison Bus and you can also see exotic animals like Tall Boy & Patches (our giraffes that will actually eat out of your hand!) and so much more!Our Petting zoo has a variety of different animals. With rabbits, turkeys, pigmy goats, pot belly pigs "Lucy" the miniature cow, "Bucky" the fallow deer, and some miniature horses. With the addition of our very own Turken Frisel, the petting zoo has become even more unusual and exciting. These are only a few of the animals that we have in our petting zooThe Tupelo Buffalo Park and Zoo is proud to be the home of the White Buffalo "TUKOTA" (Too-ko-ta). A white buffalo is considered by the Sioux Indian tribes to be the most sacred living thing you could encounter.

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enjoyed the park very much

enjoyed the short time i spent there, many animal to see and you can feed few of them. however didnt like the tiger cage, it was a pretty big tiger in a very small cage. there was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Palermo, Italy
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Palermo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

enjoyed the short time i spent there, many animal to see and you can feed few of them. however didnt like the tiger cage, it was a pretty big tiger in a very small cage. there was big empty field for the buffalo and the camel. the price you pay is really reasonable for what you get to see. i... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Feeding the goats was the highlight of our trip to the Buffalo Park for everyone, ages 3 to 65. The kids loved the big cats, monkeys and bear. The adults liked the bus tour. The playground was also a plus. We did feel the prices were higher than we expected, so look for a coupon before heading there.

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Thank Amanda M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Even as a child visiting this beloved zoo, I always felt a pang of guilt as I walked through park. As cool as it was to be 10 feet away from a lioness, that lioness was trapped behind chain link fence and laying motionless on a metal table, and I knew it was wrong for her to be forced to... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Great place to visit with kids. Great place to have your kids birthday party. We love the bus ride around the park.

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Thank jerrybhowell
Newport Center, Vermont
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We took a trip out west all the way to Utah and saw many beautiful sights. We never did see one single buffalo. We made a brief stop in Tupelo and discovered that they had some there. What a wonderful place! We were given a close-up tour by Nick. He drove us through the pastures and we were able to... More 

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Thank valhallafarmjsk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this after our holiday plans changed. Had such a great day here, as an animal lover you can see the animals are in good health (although the tigers need a new home which I was informed is happening soon across the road) excellent experiences feeding the giraffe and the buffalo and zebra and the numerous other animals. Would... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

From the advertising we expected a large herd of buffalo. However, the owner is reducing it for other zoo animals, in this respect there are only aprox 35. So no large herd. We had the v.i.p ride which we were told lasted about 45 minutes. However it lasted 25 minutes and the cost was 10 dollars each person. We did... More 

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Duluth, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

One of our friends recommended stopping by the Buffalo Park & Zoo during our short stay to Tupelo. He knows the owners, Dan and Sheila Franklin, through his work. It's been a long time since we visited a zoo, and we thoroughly enjoyed the variety of animals that live at the Tupelo Buffalo Park & Zoo. Our bus driver was... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This is the worst place ever. The cages for the animals were filled with feces. A snake was dead in the cage. The rudest staff ever..when you could find them.. please don't take your children there!!!!!!!!

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I went to a birthday party here and then a company outing plus work nearby and drive by often. It is nice to see all the animals out in the open for the most part and can appreciate God's creatures. Some like the Buffalo remind you of the history of our country and what once was. It is a good... More 

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