Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, La Boissiere du Dore
(4.3/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Hello everyone back on my day "trainer for a day" (Wednesday, 24 August). That said... I still have eyes full stars. the reception was great from beginning to end. The concept is very interesting, a young team (super dynamic, funny and exciting in a magnificent park trainers are passionate about (I envy them somewhat), early morning: output of the giraffes and the various animals of the Plains, preparation and cleaning of their enclosure, care (Giraffe and tapir).) Then discovered snakes, monkeys, sloths, armadillos, igouanes, margaix etc and finally moment privileged with gorillas (unforgettable!) thanks to the healer (Flo memory) thank you, thank you, thank you! a piece of my dream come true. There is the preparation of the meal (we take part in the cutting of fruits and vegetables), the day continues with snacks of lions, Tigers, bears etc tour in this experience we can meet a wonderful person (Perrine memory), it is really at the top! We also distribute snack at the Moment as ourang in the distributions of fruits to the lemurs and the small monkeys, it was really great! Thanks to the careful! Healers do you share a real fun time with simple explanations, they are really at the top and even if it seems a little pricey, it's really a special moment to have the zoo without the visitors and in the behind the scenes! Then there is the spectacle of birds, preparations for various raptors and entry pioux on the track of these. that may not have attachment with birds, I was expecting the show with great impatience. but my God, I quickly changed my mind! It was wonderful, incredible, extraordinary! I had tears in my eyes so it was magical! the speech of the healer is perfect! Then end of the day we took with Guillaume "tawny" heal all the wild animals of the zoo. still a privileged moment, animals are zen, beautiful, pampered. Finally I thank you wholeheartedly for this day, you are awesome! Can't wait to come back in your splendid Park. Thank you Anne-Sophie
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  • shame l it been November 1 because my tickets be ended, because ducoup have has couldn't even show birds and animations make-up for children but I would go back we are used to the zoo of gifted the fountain but I have love that the also and my grandchildren were very happy
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  • Very beautiful zoo must do if you're family in Loire Atlantique. The animals are in good health and their space is very correct. There are areas of day parole where walking with animals, without fence or cage. The visit lasts the whole day what excuse the entry price. I did not put 5 * because of the price of the food in the zoo. So if it provides its own snack-it's a perfect family outing!
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  • Flabbergasting. Huge space for the 800 wild animals there, and a great birds show.
  • Proposed activities are interesting for the whole family. The zoo says its mission of conservation of species and adheres to many reintroduction program in the natural environment. A small zoo, nice, clean, the animals are looking good.
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  • Zoo gorgeous lovely setting. magnificent animals. We got there at 10:30 and we went in for 5:45. beautiful birds, healers to l show listen to visitors. the children were happy to this day. Thank you to take care of these animals.
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  • Zoo friendly but expensive to spend little time. It arrives at the opening, ate locally and finished the tour around 1400. Fortunately there is a good playground for a longer time. In addition it as only a show. No seals or polar bears and other animals in the waters, what damage. Next time I just the afternoon.
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  • We had found this zoo very well arranged and easy to visit, is not the greatest, but it's worth and the kids enjoyed greatly. The playground nearby to the restore point to make with children a well-deserved stop. Also very good welcome, thank you.
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