How to Change Guests' Names in Zoo Tycoon for DS

Updated July 20, 2017

Zoo Tycoon is a business simulation game about operating a zoo. It was developed by Blue Fang Games and first released in 2001 by Microsoft Games Studios. Zoo Tycoon was made for the PC originally but then was released for the Nintendo DS in 2005. By renaming guests in the Zoo Tycoon game you can unlock certain game features and bonuses. There are 15 name changes that give you the bonuses, so it is important to follow the directions carefully.

Press the following sequence of buttons: "Up," "Up," "Down," "Down," "Left," "Right," "Left," "Right," "Left," "Up," "Up," "Down," "Down," "Left," "Right," "Left" and "Right." You will hear an elephant trumpet when you complete the sequence correctly.

Click on a zoo guest, and then select "Rename." Select a name from the list to unlock the particular cheat.

For the animal houses, change a guest's name to "Andrew Binder."

For the animal toys,change a guest's name to "Lou Catanzaro."

For foliage, change a guest's name to "Charlie Peterson."

To complete scenarios, change a guest's name to "Akiyama."

To increase breeding, change a guest's name to "Dr Dolittle."

To unlock all shelter, change a guest's name to "John Wheeler" or "Adam Levesque."

To get money donated, change a guest's name to "Bill Gates."

To get sick guests, change a guest's name to "Zeta Psi."

To get endangered animals, change a guest's name to "Steve Serafino."

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