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Parents' Guide to

Zoo Tycoon 2

By Jinny Gudmundsen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

An outstanding zoo simulation game!

Game Windows 2004
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This excellent sequel to Zoo Tycoon boasts new 3-D graphics and friendlier tools to help build the perfect habitats for animals. Not only do kids get to design and build their own dream zoos, but now they can walk around in them in a first person perspective. Kids can even take on the role of the zookeeper to feed, water, and groom the animals. Players can show off their zoos by taking "photos" of what's happening and then share the photos with friends and families.

Zoo Tycoon 2 is an exciting way to learn about animals and the business of running a zoo. It's a software title that can be enjoyed by kids of all ages as well as adults.

Game Details

  • Platform: Windows
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: Microsoft
  • Release date: December 6, 2004
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: November 4, 2015

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