Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec, Mexico City

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Meet the inhabitants of Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec, one of the country's most visited zoos. Established in 1923, the zoo underwent significant refurbishments in 1992, and today has a collection of almost 2,000 animals representing 200 separate species. Tour the grounds, which organizes residents by bioclimatic zones rather than taxonomic groups. This choice better reflects how different species live side by side in nature, and creates a more natural experience for visitors, the animals, and scientists studying their behavior. Of particular note here is the zoo's successful giant panda breeding program. Add Parque Zoologico de Chapultepec to your Mexico City travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Mexico City itinerary maker.
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  • Parque zoológico de Chapultepec was an interesting experience. There's nothing like a day at the zoo for couples and kids. There are plenty of sights to see. Just know it can get super crowded.  more »
  • I love zoological gardens and i visit as many as I can manage! I visited this Zoo in april 2014 and I still remember it as a very nice place to walk around and enjoy all the animals. I especially reme...  more »
  • The Park it self has a lot of potential.. its free to enter and although they say you have to pay to store your backpack and bags you actually dont or atleast we walked in with them and they just look...  more »
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  • Honestly this was an amazing experience. Very educational and you need many hours to explore it. But don't worry because even if you are on a budget, you can revisit as much as you want because you can't bear the price!!
  • This zoo is the worst I've been to. It's dirty and the animals don't look well. It seems as if they don't get feed regularly as they should.
  • Free zoo and they have pandas! The first zoo out of China to successfully breed giant pandas. I highly recommend the free visit and walk around the forest.
  • The zoo is free. Kids love it. It has pandas. The park around it is amazing too, except for the vendors.
  • Chill place man with mad vibes. One of the monkeys had definitely gone a little too bananas and was trying to scape the cage. Poor little guy needs some more of the wild so I hope he is okay. Other moneys had pretty cute self inflicted middle parts which made me think of my finances and tax season. Overall would return but would hope the pandas Shuan Shuan and Xia Chua would come out of their apartments and enjoy the expansive playground made for them and for us to enjoy watching them in. Not a loot of hawkers unlike rest of Chapultepec which was nice. Free entry!