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La Reserva de Fauna, Piriapolis

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A zoo located at the foot of a mountain, come to La Reserva de Fauna to see native animals up close in large enclosures that make the most of the area's impressive landscape. Established in 1980, the zoo acts as a breeding and conservation project, protecting native animals and improving education about them. Walk the zoo's main circuit to see the animals among native plants and shrubs, catching sights of raccoons, otters, foxes, jaguars, native birds, pumas, and many more, with over 250 creatures from 53 different species across the 86 hectare (213 acre) site. Our Piriapolis tour planner makes visiting La Reserva de Fauna and other Piriapolis attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • As always is very sad see animals in captivity but in this case the reserve protects animals in extinction as the Jaguar and the deer. The place has many species and the travel is pleasant with much space for rest in the tour.
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  • Habitat for wildlife native, and station of breeding. They have up to Jaguar. Feline almost extinct in Argentina and totally extinct in Uruguay, although are in captivity both animals as birds have excellent care
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  • We went with the children last summer, very entertaining travel with native animals, there are no 'imported' animals. We arrived late to enter the serpentarium, again will be.
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