Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, La Boissiere du Dore

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At Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, see the oldest breeding male orangutan in the world, appropriately named Major. He was brought to the zoo in 1989 with a partner, Manis. This partnership was a great success and, as of 2013, the zoo has the largest population of orangutans in Europe. In fact, it is notable for its primate collection, complete with the apes known as magots and lemurs that climb through carefully maintained jungle environments. View the primates in well-crafted enclosures that give you a sense of their original habitats. Arrange to visit Zoo La Boissiere du Dore and other attractions in La Boissiere du Dore using our La Boissiere du Dore holiday planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Pleasant Park of many births in the month that precedaient our visit that shows that the s animals feel good a show of beautiful birds with the participation of a member of the public can rent a cork to height of giraffes with a reasonable rate for this service. Do...
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  • August 17, 2017
    Beautiful animal discovery day. Diversity of residents (felines, birds, giraffes, wolves, monkeys...) who seem to be happy in their environment in view of the many births. The "picnic" put at our disposal off-site areas are very nice (opportunity to reinstate the zoo then on presentation of the ticket). The birds show is both educational and very friendly... so if you're in Maine and loire... Please... it's a zoo to see or see again! ;-)
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  • August 16, 2017
    Very nice, well shaded Zoo, animals of the African plain seem to live in their natural environment... 4 white rhinos are impressive and beautiful, the kids loved the proximity in the enclosure of the calmer! Beautiful birds also show. A without hesitation!
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  • August 10, 2017
    A great day had by all, lots of animals, signs in English as well as French. Really helpful staff.
  • August 25, 2017
    Easy access,free parking, food is nice & cheap,..lot of animals to see & show with the bird,very good
  • September 2, 2017
    Enjoyable day out,
  • August 29, 2017
    Top !
  • August 8, 2016
    Flabbergasting. Huge space for the 800 wild animals there, and a great birds show.

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