Parque Zoologico Municipal Quinzinho De Barros, Sorocaba
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The Municipal Zoological Park "Quinzinho de Barros" is a 15ha zoo located in the municipality of Sorocaba, state of São Paulo, Brazil. It is a member of the Society of Brazilian Zoos, and is considered Brazil's second zoo in terms of species.The zoo lies in the Vila Hortência district, in the eastern area of the town of Sorocaba and covers an area of approximately 15ha. It includes a strip of transitional Atlantic Forest in its secondary stage, a lake, as well as the Historical Museum of Sorocaba. According to a survey carried out in 1992 by the Society of Brazilian Zoos, it sheltered 1,487 specimens of 353 different species of mammals, birds and reptiles at that time. 70% belonged to the Brazilian fauna; among these, 36 species were threatened by extinction.Classified as "A", the highest rank granted by the Brazilian Institute of Environment and Renewable Natural Resources, the zoo is a reference in Latin America in terms of leisure, research, preservation, and environmental education. It attracted over one million visitors in 2007, including pupils from 81 different towns of the state of São Paulo.Activities developed by the Zoo have been sponsored and recognized by several national and international institutions, like the Smithsonian Institution, the World Wide Fund for Nature, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, among others.
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  • Our believe that our zoólogico is the best even of Latin America, a fabulous place to spend the day, with various animals and places to consume food or do something collective
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  • It's worth it. It's not huge but it's well signposted and care. The area around eh simple but relatively safe. In SP I gave up going to the Zoo .... For safety
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  • Every time I come to Sorocaba bring my kids this site.. a place of great enchantment for the kids ... safe and peaceful.
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