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Players have the opportunity to create a living zoological park in their Nintendo DS with this port of Blue Fang Games breakthrough home computer hit. Building upon conventions of PC management simulations such as Sim Theme Park and Roller Coaster Tycoon, Zoo Tycoon has the player laying out cages and enclosures for animal attractions, and placing pathways and landscaping for the people who come to see them. Good design will lead guests comfortably through the zoo, with refreshment stands and bathrooms set up in convenient locations among the attractions.
Caring for the animal attractions themselves requires foresight and nurturing maintenance. The player can learn about the natural environments and preferences of the different animals in the park and use that information to design habitats that will keep them all safe and happy. Happy animals are more active and interesting to zoo visitors. Animals that are not comfortable in their cages may just stand around doing nothing, providing little entertainment to the guests that have paid to come to visit them. ~ T.J. Deci, All Game Guide