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Avilon Zoo is a 7.5ha zoo located in Barrio San Isidro, Rodriguez, Rizal, Philippines. It is operated by the Avilon Wildlife Conservation Foundation, which also operates the Ark Avilon Zoo.Avilon ZooAvilon Zoo is currently the largest zoological institution in the Philippines in terms of land area and collection of animals. The 7.5ha facility located in Rodriguez, Rizal houses more than 3,000 specimens of exotic wildlife representing more than 600 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, freshwater fishes and invertebrates. The zoo has a diverse collection of Philippine native fauna, most of which have been bred successfully in captivity through Avilon’s ex situ conservation programs. Avilon Zoo is also home to a diverse collection of plants of which more than half are endemic to Philippines. Avilon Zoo aims to be one of Southeast Asia’s premiere wildlife facilities.At Avilon Zoo guided tours and educational field trips offer guests the opportunity to learn about wildlife. Conservation efforts being done to preserve threatened species and to protect the environment. Aside from the animals and exhibits, guests are encouraged to experience feeding animals like arapaimas, exotic water fowl, giant tortoises, wild horses and deer and also interact with the zoo’s bunch of talented and friendly creatures.Avilon Zoo is open everyday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Notable conservation achievementAvilon Zoo has successfully bred the Gray's monitor lizard (Varanus olivaceus) or "butaan" ex situ (in captivity). The first documented V. olivaceus successfully hatched and reared in captivity was a female named Grasya. The successful hatching was featured in Animal Planet’s “BUTAAN: The Lost Dragon”.
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  • it is a small zoo comparing to the others but we had fun at this visit especially the feeding experiences.  more »
  • Animals are not the usual ... Small area but very nice place Baby chimp was very friendly so as the staff.. You can take pictures with the animals.. Entrance fee a bit expensive but its ok  more »
  • WHAT: Animal Close-Encounter Experience WHERE: Ark Avilon Zoo, Tiendesitas Pasig WHEN: January 27, 2018 WHY: A treat for Sara's school high-grades I bought our voucher/tickets in Metrodeal worth Php 2...  more »
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