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Zoo Tycoon 2

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Zoo Tycoon 2 is the sequel to Zoo Tycoon. The sequel updates the graphics, but keeps much of the original gameplay the same.

You start with an open field and must build it up into a zoo. Create exhibits and populate them with animals. Build amenities and concession stands to keep visitors happy in between exhibits. Happy visitors will donate more money to your zoo so you can make it better. However, you have much more freedom in exhibit creation. You don't even need fences; a moat or ditch will suffice, as this technique is popular at real high profile zoos. There are also more animals and attractions to place in your zoo, and animal habitats look as realistic as the cartoony graphics style will allow.


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Alternate Titles

  • "动物园大亨2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Daily Game Windows Nov 30, 2004 8.8 out of 10 88
MacLife Macintosh May 01, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
VGPub Windows Nov 16, 2004 8 out of 10 80
ActionTrip Windows Nov 10, 2004 79 out of 100 79
Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Jan, 2005 73 out of 100 73
Game Over Online Windows Nov 22, 2004 71 out of 100 71
1UP Windows Aug 22, 2005 5 out of 10 50
Game Revolution Windows Nov, 2004 C 50
G4 TV: X-Play Windows Mar 15, 2004 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Entertainment Depot, The Windows Jan 24, 2005 4 out of 10 40


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  • Be a Regular Dr. Dolittle (An Apple Games article about the Macintosh version of Zoo Tycoon 2, with commentary being provided by Producer Linda Currie (January, 2006).)
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