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Miguel Alvarez del Toro Zoo (ZOOMAT), Tuxtla Gutierrez

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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4.6/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Named after a conservationist and zoo director, Miguel Alvarez del Toro Zoo (ZOOMAT) brings its guests into a nature reserve and showcases the animals of the region in a natural setting. The zoo only displays animals that are endemic to the region, making it a good place to learn about local wildlife. Founded in 1942, the zoo was relocated to the nature reserve in 1980. Prepare for a lot of walking during your visit; staff are stationed throughout the facility. Put Miguel Alvarez del Toro Zoo (ZOOMAT) into our Tuxtla Gutierrez trip builder and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It said in the guide book that this was worth 'half a day'. I didn't want to leave at all having spent all day there. What the visitor has to realise is that the founder, seing the way things wre goin...  read more »
  • A q though I don't like to see animals in captivity, this I was surprised by its structure, and its large dimensions in cages, and it seems that if you give them good care, besides that can appreciate in some animals that walk loose, that if I liked, was something different.
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  • Although zoomat is not what it was years ago (a Zoo full of life), the truth is even worth going to do a tour with the children.
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