Zoo La Boissiere du Dore, La Boissiere du Dore

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#2 of 59 in Outdoors in Loire-Atlantique
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. Take a look at our La Boissiere du Dore itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Zoo La Boissiere du Dore and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A great time spent with family. After the picnic lunch (space next to the parking: very well), ballad all afternoon with the sandstone of our desires. Snack break. Shady Park. Beautiful bird show. To see.
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  • Zoo less known than the big behemoth of the market but compensates the family side, the tour is not too long, so it's ideal with young children, the contact with the animals is really the most (including the camel at the end)
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  • very beautiful zoo with rare species and animals in freedom! meals on the terrace with giraffes.. .fabulous memory for us and the children!
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  • Good zoo offering fairly decent enclosure for animals and good for viewing. Very good daily birdshow and also has feeding times for all animals. Recommend a visit.
  • A great day had by all, lots of animals, signs in English as well as French. Really helpful staff.
  • Easy access,free parking, food is nice & cheap,..lot of animals to see & show with the bird,very good
  • Enjoyable day out,
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