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The staff was so friendly and knowledgable about the animals. The conditions that the animals lived in was disgusting. Each animal enclosure had dirty water and too small. The dank smelly front entrance room almost made mr throw up.
My daughter and I were there early July 2018. The gift shop needs some new items, but the tour and information was very good. India was our tour guide and she was very good with all the animals, birds & reptiles. She had good knowledge...More
This is a hidden gem. Very informative and fun! Lots of animals of all kinds to see but the real joy is inside where you get to hold and touch them! You even get to hold a small alligator! If you like animals then this...More
Look, this is a independent place that has some awesome animals, with a little bit of revenue and participation from the public this can be a greater place for the animals that live there. A little paint and some clean up this is a great...More
The Riverside Wildlife Center is one step above a roadside snake farm. The staff is dedicated to the care of the animals. They are friendly and provide great tours. They also volunteer their time and gratuities are greatly appreciated. The animals are caged and protected...More
When we first came up upon the wildlife center, we got nervous. We drove all the way from STL city to have a day of adventure out in Staton. Our family's a huge group of animal lovers and we love to go to safari's and...More
We had fun here, but I keep thinking about the small containers the turtles were kept in. I really hope that they give them a different place to live soon with room. It is very sad to see them in their super small containers, which...More
You'll find the Riverside Wildlife Center on your way into or leaving Meramec Caverns. If you have the time it is fun for the kids. While it may look small from the front once you get inside and start walking in the back it is...More