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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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  • 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 »
  • My fiance and I came to Ark Avilon Zoo to see what they had to offer in terms of wildlife. The staff we met were very kind happy to assist us when needed. The location is at a peaceful corner near Tie...  more »
  • I brought my son here yesterday, he is not a fan of big animals. But he enjoyed feeding the rabbits and guinea pigs. He also enjoyed watching the meerkats, he said it's Timon of Lion King movie. The p...  more »

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