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Parque Lecocq, Montevideo

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Zoo / Aquarium
Stroll through Parque Lecocq a 120 hectare (300 acre) park where animals live relatively freely. Dedicated to the conservation of native wildlife, the park houses 33 species of animals, some local and some from other parts of the world. See the large community of endangered addax antelopes from northern Africa, or the coendu porcupines. Hike on a trail passing through the St Lucia wetlands and see the indigenous plants, or stop by the bird viewpoint where you can admire local bird species. Arrange your visit to Parque Lecocq and discover more family-friendly attractions in Montevideo using our Montevideo vacation generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • I found this to be a very sad place. First off you can see it's just a ruin of what used to be. A lake without water, closed down bird observation points and a big dome with a lock on and no birds. Wh...  more »
  • This park was not mentioned in our guidebooks, but turned out to be a lot of fun: as soon as we pulled up in our car, we were met by three peacocks and several llamas, which were wandering the grounds...  more »
  • This park has many greens areas to do picnics and BBQs. It is spacious. If the idea is to go there to have a picnic is great but if the idea is that you are going to visit a zoo, you will be very disa...  more »
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  • Good
  • Nice zoo
  • Uruguay
  • Very well maintained, nice place to spend the day. Loose animals loved my daughters
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  • Beautiful place to enjoy a sunny day
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