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Mayaguez Zoo, Mayaguez

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The only zoo in Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Zoo was established in 1954 and now houses over 340 animals originating from many continents. Recently renovated to include an aviary, reptile, arthropod and butterfly house, the zoo's mammal residents include lions, giraffes and hippos. Reviews have been varied so check before visiting, in recent years the facilities have been improving. Take plenty of water and snacks, as there are no refreshment facilities. Plan your visit to Mayaguez Zoo and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mayaguez tour itinerary planner.
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  • Even this is a touristic place in Mayaguez,our impression was not so good.Just few animals, and they do not look healthy. Of course we are not veterinarians, but as somebody said:"What you see, do not...  more »
  • This is a very sad zoo. Animals were not healthy and not treated properly. Big rumors of it closing down permanently.  more »
  • The rating is only to let other travelers know the zoo is still closed for damage from the hurricane as of 12/6/2017. This area to Rincón was apparently the "exit" point for the hurricane as it moved ...  more »
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