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The oldest zoo still operating in Asia, Manila Zoo hosts approximately 1,000 animals across 90 species, including Mali, an Asian elephant residing since 1977. Other animals of the zoo—which opened in 1959--include a Bengal tiger, monitor lizard, Malayan civet, and indigenous species such as long-tailed macaques. Explore the Kinder Zoo where visitors can roam freely and interact with the animals found here. Take a look at our Manila itinerary builder site to schedule your visit to Manila Zoo and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Perhaps Manila could try the same as Sri Lanka did with the breakfast with the animals. People flock to the breakfast and an old tired zoo has been transformed into a new thriving industry  more »
  • I feel bad for all the animals in there and felt like closing this is better, I remember my childhood days when it used to be fun in there but not anymore. I'm more concern for the animals that are st...  more »
  • The zoo is very dirty, not of all maintained, animals are skinny and dirty, there's a crocodile dead in a pen the last straw! It's so sad to see a zoo so poorly maintained and animals dying slowly...
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