Refugio Zoologico, Samaipata

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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. Put Refugio Zoologico and other Samaipata attractions into our Samaipata trip planning site , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The Zoo refuge of Samaipata is a noble work of Mrs. Manuela and his team who provide protection to animals that were abandoned or animals with other problems. Excellent work of his assistants "volunteers", an excellent opportunity to support a wonderful work.
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  • Visited with my family and it's ok, the animals seem to be healthy but what I really couldn't understand for the life of me is their shop selling wildlife parts like Anaconda skin wallets. When I aske...  more »
  • Great afternoon activity. Beautiful walk in and it was really cool to interact with the animals! Would definitely recommend!  more »
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