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Great Ape House at the National Zoo

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National Zoological Park, Washington
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  • Samurai D.
    "Watch the orangutans think about going across the O-line."(6 Tips)
    Tammy G.
    "Watch the baby gorilla & get respite from cold/heat."(3 Tips)
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  • Mary W.
    Mary WaclawskiJanuary 29
    It stinks in here! Skip it and head over to the Think Tank where you can still see some monkeys and orangutans
  • Jason M.
    Jason MonstrolaApril 1, 2015
    The have gorillas and orangutans. It's a little smelly though.
  • Angie H.
    Angie HarmonSeptember 22, 2014
    Sometimes it seems like the orangutans know they're being watched so they put on a show.
  • Dirty B.
    Dirty BirdAugust 9, 2014
    You'll laugh the whole time. They were funny
  • Nedra A.
    Nedra AJuly 12, 2014
    Orangutan swinging. We saw two of them!
  • Nedra A.
    Nedra AJuly 12, 2014
    Or an a tag swinging. Awesome, there were two of them!
  • Reginald A.
    Reginald Anderson-ExumOctober 21, 2013
    It's a great place to be a monkey.
  • Weston Y.
    Weston YoungJuly 20, 2013
    It is really cool seeing the orangutan cross over the path.
  • Tonia TaknCharge C.
    always a gr8 place for the kids
  • Harjit
    HarjitMay 1, 2013
    It really reeks in here and can be quite unbearable.
  • Harjit
    HarjitApril 23, 2013
    The Great Ape House stinks. Clip your nose and walk through it quick.
  • Daniella A.
    Daniella AraujoFebruary 7, 2012
    This place stinks!
  • Tim H.
    Tim HurtDecember 31, 2011
    Do not climb on the planter
  • Samurai D.
    Samurai DogJune 3, 2011
    Watch the orangutans think about going across the O-line.
  • Tim T.
    Tim TaylorFebruary 5, 2011
    Roll doobs and enjoy the gorillas
  • Tammy G.
    Tammy GordonJanuary 29, 2011
    Watch the baby gorilla & get respite from cold/heat.
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