El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden, El Valle de Anton

1.7
#2 of 10 in Outdoors in Cocle Province
Meet the animals at El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden, which showcases the country's diverse wildlife. With the nation home to many endemic species, the zoo does a good job at presenting animals you won't find in many other places. Species found here include spider monkeys, ocelots, and white-faced capuchins, as well as exotic animals from Asia and Africa. Don't miss the zoo's most famous residents, the golden frogs, kept in a natural-looking enclosure. Learn about this rare creature and many others on a guided tour. Put El Nispero Zoo and Botanical Garden into our El Valle de Anton road trip site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Have been here several times. Lots to see. Cages and pens sometimes too small or old. Grounds are beautiful but do not go if you have accessibility issues.  more »
  • I agree with a lot of the reviews about this place - The conditions for and of many of the animals is awful. Seeing the coyote pacing up and down in its cage over and over. It was sad. Many animals ha...  more »
  • have improved the general condition of the place from the last time my son to visit them... so enjoy
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The main drag of El Valle de Anton--Route 71--offers a range of accommodations, from budget-friendly hostels to mid-range suites and high-end apartments. Most include free parking and complimentary breakfast. If you want something more secluded--or with a great view--look to the hills that surround the town, where you can stay in spa retreats and specialty lodges that feel more immersed in the surrounding nature.
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