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Zoo Park: Run Your Own Animal Sanctuary in Mac Store
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Mon Jul 01 2013, 10:24AM
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Following on from Excalibur Publishing’s success with Zoo Park: Run Your Own Animal Sanctuary on both PC CD and Apple Mac retail boxed formats, Excalibur Publishing (www.excalibur-publishing.com) and Merge Games (www.mergegames.com) have made this popular zoo park running simulation available via Apple’s Mac Store. The game allows you to rescue, rehabilitate and do research into your animals to promote animal welfare education whilst constructing the ultimate zoo park.

Game Information

Title: Zoo Park: Run Your Own Animal Sanctuary
Publisher: Excalibur Publishing & Merge Games
Genre: Simulation
Street Date: 26th June
RRP: £20.99
Format: Mac Store

PC CD and Apple Mac Version Excalibur Publishing Product Page

YouTube: website

Game Play:
From the towering giraffe to loveable meerkats, in Zoo Park: Run Your Own Animal Sanctuary you’ll care for over 30 animals from all four corners of the Earth including lion, gorilla, coyote, puma, moose, raccoon, wolverine, snow leopard and the black bear.

Like any modern animal care facility in the 21st Century, you will need to run a professional programme of rescue, rehabilitation, research and conservation to promote understanding and care of all the animals under your control.

Of course, each animal type has its own list of requirements in terms of habitat, nutrition and care. You will need to address the individual needs of each one in order to run a successful and ethically sound zoo park.

Saying goodbye to the animals you have raised from new-borns is hard but as your sanctuary continues to grow, there will be plenty of new animals requiring rescue which you will be given the option to accept or not depending on your available resources at that time.
Be careful however. Expanding your sanctuary means that your workload will increase accordingly and you’ll need to be able to make sure your facility runs like clockwork in order to gain the all important popularity points from your visitors which determine the level of your success.

As well as animal care, another main task of Zoo Park is constructing a well thought out facility to best meet the requirements of both the animals and your visitors. You must construct the correctly sized habitats for each of your animals. A Koala bear won’t appreciate sharing an enclosed space with a tiger for example. Remember that each animal will also have several needs which you’ll need to consider when mapping out your zoo park. Some species will favour a large pool of water to happily swim about in whilst others will enjoy a large amount of plant life to themselves. You’ll also need to consider their diet and how much space each animal will require. You’ll then need to hire staff to help you run the park.

As well as keeping your animals happy, healthy and rehabilitating them into the wild, the hoards of visitors will also need to be accommodated by constructing pathways so that they can see your animals, building toilet facilities, constructing cafes and ice-cream stands and a gift shop.

Can you rescue, rehabilitate and research your animals to promote animal welfare education whilst constructing the ultimate zoo park to keep all your charges and visitors happy?

[ Edited Mon Jul 01 2013, 10:24AM ]
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