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Matt Simpson
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My wife birthday is coming up soon and she wants a game about animals, more specific, a zoo.

She loves Agricola, Caverna, worker placement, deck building.

Any zoo games that are good and not out of print.

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Liam (Away/AFK)
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Zooloretto?

(Amazon have it in stock at the moment.)

Ranked 500 - 6.9 avg rating which isn't too shabby.

Decidedly family in playstyle (BGG votes not for 2p but rather 3 or ideally 4). I personally didn't take to it but others did.
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Curt Carpenter
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O Zoo le Mio is a bit more actually like a zoo.
 
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Looking at the weight of the games she loves and thinking somewhat outside of the box:

Dominant Species (Not recommended with 2)

There's also the cheaper and far less fancied: Dominant Species: The Card Game (Not recommended with 2)
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Must work well with 2 i should of said.

Nothing really gripping me here. Shame....

Thanks for the advice
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Not a zoo per se, but there's Dungeon Petz
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Not a Zoo, but definitely zoo animals, Wildlife Adventure. Lighter than the options you've given, but good fun.

Dungeon Petz is a good suggestion too. Depends what she's interested in about zoos I guess. Real animals, management, just the zooness of them?
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Curt Carpenter
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BlackSpy wrote:
Not a Zoo, but definitely zoo animals, Wildlife Adventure. Lighter than the options you've given, but good fun.

Speaking of which, there's the much more recent Inhabit the Earth. Better with 3 than 2, but still good with 2 (or so the poll says).

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Evolution??

 
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Cardline: Animals - for a light filler



 
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Chris Mcpherson
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Frank's zoo...game over!








Or animal upon animal
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Colin Gillespie
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Searching by category, and ranked by rating:

http://boardgamegeek.com/search/boardgame?sort=rank&advsearc...

I'd second any of the votes for Zooloretto, there are a ton of expansions and variants for it too. There is also the 2-player Agricola Agricola: All Creatures Big and Small which is all about the animals.
 
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Curt Carpenter
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SaggyUK wrote:
Evolution??

I assume the OP meant good game. whistle
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Sarah
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The only one I could think of with animals - well apart from beasty bar lol!

 
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Geoffrey Burrell
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Roads & Boats
 
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Mark Jackson
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Not zoo themed, but Animals on Board is quite fun
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Tim Tix
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I found it hard to find zoo themed games anyway ...

Zoo Games
 
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