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Santa Cruz Zoo, Santa Cruz

(1/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
Dedicated to the diverse wildlife of South America, Santa Cruz Zoo was developed by naturalist Noel Kempff Mercado. The zoo shelters over 2,500 animals of more than 250 different species. The exhibits vary between large open pens designed to replicate natural habitats, to smaller cages made to provide a look into the animal world without putting visitors at risk. Put Santa Cruz Zoo at the forefront of your travel plans using our Santa Cruz trip itinerary maker.
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  • Lonely Planet describes the conditions in this zoo as "pleasingly humane". I'm not sure that is exactly true. Some of the enclosures are adequate while some appear blatantly cruel. The jaguars are a v...  more »
  • If you want to visit the zoo, this is the only one. It´s small and very sad to see how the animals of the rainforest are handled. It would be good not to have this zoo. 
  • the animals are in good condition, but in e too small cages. the place is well thought out, in the way they are distributed species, but the cages are too girls
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