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La Reserva de Fauna, Piriapolis
(2.6/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Great place to go hiking, view animals and contact with nature, especially on a sunny day.
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  • Promenade family, go comfortable and with good shoes since the good is to move through the different sectors and must walk... bring water or buy there and not be exposed to direct sun radiation is generally high.
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  • a true precursor of the next step in what to zoos, a place where animals are felt comfortable, don Tabaré Gonzalez made it old industrial rest that nobody wanted a venue where to keep what little local wildlife and achieve growing them. a place where families can spend the day with tables and chairs count eat ye infinity of artisan games it led shaped picnic with comforts, to football field. As a corollary a safe ascent marked by stones painted red Hill, please follow them mostly to the lower
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