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  • Summary: Zoo Tycoon scientists report an unprecedented discovery to worldwide astonishment, amazement, and, frankly, a few raised eyebrows: More than 30 Extinct animals are ready to be brought back to life—just for your zoo! From the adorable dodo bird to the massive American mastodon, the ferocious saber-toothed cat, and the terrific T. rex, enchant your guests with animals from the past in Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals. Head out on a paleontology dig to search for fossils, assemble your finds, and then take them to the Extinct Research Lab to bring your Extinct animals to life! Unveil the drama of Extinct landscapes with misty springs, tar pits, glaciers—and maybe even a caveman or two. Once you’ve populated your Extinct zoo, you can research and cure diseases, and even wrangle a pack of rampaging dinosaurs in first-person mode! [Microsoft] Expand
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  1. 80
    Yes, the graphics aren’t great (but they are cute), there is only one speed (which could take a while for Sims fanatics to get used to), and things move along pretty slowly. It’s still a really good game.
  2. Fortunately, there's a good deal more to keep busy with. Expansion packs are a great way to extend the life of a game, especially while you're waiting for the next full installment.
  3. These animals are not that easy to deal with. [Jan 2008, p.87]
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  1. MortenB.
    Oct 18, 2007
    Love this game, love this expansion. I can't remember the last time my family actually gathered around the PC to do anything together... until this game came along. Expand
  2. JoshH.
    Dec 8, 2007
    I've had a soft spot for the Zoo Tycoon series ever since I got the Zoo Tycoon Complete Collection awhile back. One of my favorite parts of that series was the dinosaurs.... A feature I've missed since I started playing Zoo Tycoon 2. Now they're back... and better than ever. Expand
  3. SimonF.
    Jan 8, 2008
    My 9 yr old son LOVES Zoo Tycoon...and Extinct Animals is a great addon!! A game that I can leave him alone to play without worrying about content, is always welcome! Expand
  4. MaykenD.
    Oct 30, 2007
    I love Zoo Tycoon and this is a nice expansion but it only adds 6 scenarios and they aren't that difficult to win. The new "mini games" are fun the first few times but get repetitive fairly quickly. On the whole, it was worth the money for the extra animals and items. Expand