Trip Planner: South America / Bolivia / Santa Cruz Department / Samaipata / Zoos & Aquariums / Refugio Zoologico
Primarily a volunteer-run rescue center for endangered animals, Refugio Zoologico offers the opportunity to see animals in ethical captivity in a family-friendly environment. Observe several varieties of birds, monkeys, and big cats at the refuge, with the chance to have a more direct interaction with a select few of the animals. While some may be disappointed by the refuge's relatively small size compared to other zoos, it is important to remember that this is primarily a shelter. Plan to see Refugio Zoologico and other attractions that appeal to you using our Samaipata vacation planner.
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el lugar es muy simple pero la experiencia del contacto directo con los animales es muy lindo y enternecedor, los voluntarios trabajan por los animales rescatados y/o abandonados,the place is very simple, but the experience of direct contact with the animals is very cute and endearing, volunteers work for animals rescued, or abandoned,View original
Je suis allée seules visiter le refuge d'animaux. Il y a pas mal d'animaux qui sont recueilli ici car la plupart viennent du marché noir ! Il y a des volontaires qui s'occupent d'eux, très bien ! Ils ... more »I went to only visit the animal shelter. There are a lot of animals that are collected here as most come from the black market! There are volunteers who take care of them, very well! They need us. And there is no veterinarians in the region for them so if you want to lend a hand, it's not denial I think! Admission is 20 bolivianos. Unfortunately for me, a person of the site asked me 30 Bolivianos and it is only after that the it was confirmed that it was 20 Bob. Despite this, I keep a beautiful image of the site which is well laid out!View original
Es una gozada caminar entre los animales que te gustaría ver en libertad y saber las razones por las que están allí. Recogen animales salvajes requisados en las aduanas por el tráfico ilegal, animales... more »It is a joy to walk among the animals that you would like to see released and know the reasons why they are there. Collected wild animals seized in customs by smuggling, injured animals or people who buy them puppies and then cannot be with them. It's great, and the monkeys are very friendly. Recommended 100%.View original
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