Zoo Tycoon 2 Tips

Cheap Animal Care
- Don't put in a zookeeper until you absolutely need to. Care for the animals yourself while your zoo is small.
- Use natural water instead of water bowls. It looks much prettier, doesn't need to be refilled, and is free.
-If you have multiple animals from the same biome (just not predator and prey), put them in the same exhibit (if it's big enough). One big exhibit is cheaper than several normal-sized exhibits, your guests enjoy seeing different species together, and you'll have to buy less food if they eat the same thing.