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Paramaribo Zoo, Paramaribo

(2.9/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
The only zoo in Suriname, Paramaribo Zoo has survived for 40 years to finally see an increase in visitors over the past decade or so. You'll have a chance to observe a variety of animals in captivity, including several monkeys, caimans, jaguars, red ibis, king vultures, boa constrictors, and anacondas. Pack your own supplies of snacks and drinks, as no kiosks or shops operate on site. Consider renting a bicycle for your trip to the zoo, which isn't far from downtown Paramaribo. To visit Paramaribo Zoo on your trip to Paramaribo, use our Paramaribo trip itinerary planner.
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  • with the taxi drove to the zoo, the animals here and on our convenience all admired. It looks indeed all shabby and should be high.
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  • Visited december 2016. It was small and most of the animals were asleep. To be fair it was very overcast an cold. It rained alot that day also. But it was very nice experience. 
  • My encounter with those ostrichs have lasting images in my mind. I had the experience of seeing a real ostrich egg, which I thought was fictional from books and movies 
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  • If you want to see wildlife thisbis the place to be . It has been updated . It's fun to bring your children and fun for adults. There is for sure some.hours of fun there.
  • this place is awesome and there are so many different kinds of animals
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  • Mooier geworden in vergelijking met vroeger
  • You can get really close to animals, but need some serious investments.