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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  • The entrance to the Park is free. The condition of not having a bag if you pay 12 pesos for the policy. The insectarium exhibition is paid 50 pesos per person, but pretty interesting. The monkeys and Black Panther, Tigers are very impressive. Due to winter work much of the zoo has empty enclosures and the limited access it will be surely better go in a few months
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  • If you have never gone to a zoo in truth, if you have a couple of hours with nothing to do or travellers on a low budget, it is a good choice, otherwise not worth go it...
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  • It is located in a very convinient place, near the Chapultepec castle, so you can easily combine both in a day. Also it is a very nice motive for younger children to visit first the castle and then th...  more »