La Estacion de Cria de Fauna, Piriapolis

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Drop by La Estacion de Cria de Fauna for a chance to encounter a range of creatures, mammal, avian, and reptile. The 250 animals from 53 species share an area of 86 hectares (212 acres), and include capybaras, otters, ferrets, flamingos, storks, turtles, and several species of snakes. While many of the animals live in semi-wild habitats, others occupy very small cages, which some visitors find disturbing. To visit La Estacion de Cria de Fauna and get the most from your holiday in Piriapolis, create itinerary details personal to you using our Piriapolis tourist route planner.
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  • January 29, 2017
    Nice for walking, touring, see wildlife, native and beautiful view of the hills. For children it is super recommended. They love insurance. It found neat. Was several years that not passing by there.
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  • January 23, 2017
    The truth not I am lover of this type of ride, the animals are caged small places, it could have taken place to create a place for the same purpose with other characteristics, if not no fences like the zoo.
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  • January 19, 2017
    Beautiful place at the foot of the sugar loaf. You can see animals locals that are noticed are well-maintained: there are alligators, Jaguar, foxes, weasels, among others. The way this care. It is ideal for visiting with children.
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