The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium recently opened its Heart of Africa exhibit – built by Messer – to much fanfare... yes, including an appearance by the estimable Betty White. But the buzz hasn’t subsided. Fun, interesting and mesmerizing, photos and videos of the exhibit continue to roll in amid the positive reviews. Thousands have already visited to check out the up-close, even hands-on experience with some of the most fascinating animals in the world.

But don’t take our word for it. Check out what everyone is saying:

ABC News:

VIDEO: African safari is the latest attraction at the Columbus Zoo's Good Morning America:

PHOTOS: Go inside 'The Heart of Africa'

The Columbus Dispatch:

Joe Blundo commentary: New exhibit a must-see for zoo fans (VIDEO included)

WBNS-10TV (Columbus, Ohio):

Columbus Zoo opens 'Heart of Africa' region

The Columbus Dispatch:

Heart of Africa exhibit transports zoo visitors to Serengeti

The Columbus Dispatch:

Betty White, Jack Hanna welcome visitors to new Heart of Africa exhibit