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Petencito Zoo, Flores

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Encounter the wildlife at Petencito Zoo and enjoy the views of the surrounding lake. This secluded zoo contains two sections linked by a long wooden bridge. Animals sheltered here include jaguars, pumas, lizards, ocelots, monkeys, and different kinds of birds. You may see some animals out of their cages, so be sure to follow the instructions of your guide in order not to scare them. You can reach this zoo only by boat, which makes the visit all the more adventurous and exciting. Take a guided tour to get the most out of your experience. Add Petencito Zoo to your Flores travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Flores vacation builder.
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  • This is a small zoo by US standards. The prices are a lot higher for tourist and vary by time of year, we were lucky we had our boat guide join us, Carlos wax extremely knowledgeable about jungle plan...  more »
  • The zoo is accessible by both water taxi and road. A nice selection of animals and birds that were both rescued and injured. The spaces are relatively large and well maintained. the cat pens are large...  more »
  • Really enjoyed our visit to this zoo. It's always a little uncomfortable seeing animals caged that should be wild but I believe they are rescued animals (more info on this would be helpful). A puma, j...  more »